The Russian Federation's role in the Ukraine conflict has seriously affected EU-Russia relations. Consequently, some of the activities outlined below are at a halt and sanctions have been adopted.
Russia is the EU's biggest neighbour and its third biggest trading partner. Supplies of oil and gas make up a large proportion of the country's exports to Europe.
LIVE EP Plenary session Murder of the Russian opposition leader Boris NEMTSOV and the state of democracy in Russia - statement by EC Vice-President / EU High Representative
LIVE EP Plenary sessionDebates on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law