EU reacts to Russian PM’s ‘Cold War’ speech

EU Observer covers the reactions of EU leaders to Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev’s speech in Munich in which he said a new Cold War is beginning. While EU, German and French leaders downplayed Medvedev’s remarks and called for better relations with Russia, Eastern European leaders took no interest in appeasing Moscow. Specifically, Lithuania’s Linas Linkevicius said Russia isn’t in a Cold War, but rather a hot war in Syria and Ukraine. Linkevicius also said Russia is using its bombing campaign in Syria as a weapon that is designed to increase refugee flows to Europe.


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