by Jose Nino, Big League Politics:
During a press conference on November 16, 2022, the European Parliament put forward a resolution that classifies Russia as a “terrorist state.” The vote is set to take place at a session in Strasbourg this week.
The center-right European People’s Party (EPP) drafted the symbolic resolution and called attention to
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“intimidation and destruction of Ukrainians as a nation” as one of the primary reasons for declaring Russia a state sponsor of terror.
The political groups such as Renew Europe and the European Conservatives and Reformists are expected to be supporting a formal declaration which could come as early as November 23.
Although it is not legally binding, the resolution can be used for the EU to impose additional sanctions on Russia, and convince other nations like the UK to adopt the “terror state” classification for Russia.
Thus far, only the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have been the first to label Russia as a terrorist state. These countries have long-standing historical grievances with Russia that date back to Imperial Russia’s and the Soviet Union’s dominion over these territories.