Good morning, Europe. Today we’re watching:
Trump-Putin meeting: US President Donald Trump says he has cancelled an upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin because of the Russia-Ukraine standoff.
Taking to Twitter on Thursday, Trump said his decision to cancel the meeting with Putin at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, was based on the fact that the Ukrainian ships and sailors seized by Russia on Sunday have not been returned.
Russia-Ukraine tension: Russia is “not interested in military confrontation with Ukraine,” Russian lawmaker Konstantin Kosachev told Euronews on Thursday, amid an ongoing standoff between the two nations.
Europe electricity: Danes pay the most in Europe for household energy, edging slightly past the Germans in recent statistics released by Eurostat.
In Denmark, average electricity prices in the first half of 2018 came in at just over €31 per 100 kilowatt-hours, while the Germans paid €29.50 on average. The Belgians came in third place at just over €27.
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