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Changing of the guard in the EU

17 July 2019

The European Union is in flux, with Ursula von der Leyen set to take over the European Commission presidency, Christine Lagarde nominated to head the European Central Bank, and other new leaders poised to take over the bloc's top institutions.

Europe Managing Director Mujtaba Rahman and Senior Analyst Federico Santi look at who these new leaders are, where they stand, and what the change means for Brexit and other key issues facing the region.

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