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The newly-elected Danish government wants to ‘re-open’ dialogue with Russia, according to Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen. In an interview with the newspaper Jyllands-Posten, Jensen said: “The direct dialogue with Russia, with regular meetings at different levels, is no longer happening. But if we want to tell them what we think, we of course need to… » read more

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Folkemødet, Denmark’s annual political festival, brings together politicians, the press, business leaders and advocacy organisations with the public, for four days. This year, it will be invaded by European extremists. Held on the island of Bornholm, and inspired by a Swedish tradition, the June festival is meant to be an informal gathering, which, apart from… » read more

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On Tuesday (16 December), the Danish Ministry for Culture announced that former EU Commissioner Connie Hedegaard, who was previously in charge of Climate Action under Barroso II, has a new job: Starting in January 2015, Hedegaard will be chairman of the Danish Public Service Committee. The next two years, Hedegaard will be overseeing and supervising… » read more

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