The Party of Progress headed by anti-corruption activist Aleksey Navalny has announced a strategic union with the RPR-Parnas party led by former Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov and invited all “people of good will” to run on their election lists.
Against a backdrop of foreign wars, UK support for Israel and repressive Gulf States and the trimming of civil liberties in the name of national security, it is unclear which party best represents the interests of British Muslims.
A growing number of Eurocrats allegedly oppose Prime Minister David Cameron’s demand for EU treaty renegotiation, as they are fearful of a quiet democratic revolution born of EU citizens’ will to protect the sovereignty of national parliaments.
The leaders of almost all Russian parliamentary parties have advised their MPs to stay in the country during the summer holiday season, saying this will boost the domestic tourist sector and also minimize the risk of international conflicts.
Ahead of May’s general election, the main political parties and many of their smaller rivals have published their manifesto stances on the secretly-negotiated, free-market pact known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
The events of the past year have demonstrated that Russian society and authorities can jointly withstand any political or economic pressure from abroad, Russian PM and leader of parliamentary majority party Dmitry Medvedev says.
European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker has ruled that no treaty negotiations on the UK’s EU membership will take place until two years after Prime Minister David Cameron’s proposed referendum date.
Gibraltar will push for a “different degree of membership” of the EU if Britain holds a referendum on whether to leave the single market after the UK general election, Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said.