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Russia calls new sanctions 'destructive and short-sighted' and will aggravate US-Russian ties and create 'unfavourable' climate.
A former judo sparring partner of Vladimir Putin is among three of the Russian president's close aides on a new EU sanctions list.
The eurozone inflation rate falls by 0.4% in July, sliding further into what the European Central Bank describes as a "danger zone".
Key issues explored following EU's biggest election yet
Eurosceptic numbers swell in European Parliament
Video tour behind the scenes at EU institutions
EU tensions over Luxembourg's Jean-Claude Juncker
Eurosceptic surge and other election landmarks
Anti-EU nationalists look for alliances
People across EU countries share reflections
The big issues in Europe's election - in stark detail
MEPs explain their priorities for the bloc
Losing European identity in crisis-hit Greece
Twitter Q&A on EU with Europe editor Gavin Hewitt
What has the European Parliament ever done for us?
MEPs don't have to declare how they spend allowances
Why Britain has such a rocky relationship with the EU
Six MEPs give their opinions on the EU’s priorities
In depth look at Greece and contagion threat
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