Democracy Digest: Hungary and Poland Suffer Setback in Battle over EU Funds

The targets of this tool are, of course, the illiberal governments of Central Europe, with European institutions gradually losing patience with the blatant attempts by the nationalist-populist Hungarian and Polish governing parties to undermine the fundamental values upon which the EU is based.

Orban Builds Popularity, Influence in Slovakia Using Hungarian Taxpayer Money

Renovation of Rakoczi's chateau in Borsa was officially finished in June 2021 at a ceremony attended by Slovak President Zuzana Caputova and her Hungarian counterpart Janos Ader. Photo: Tomas Hrivnak Sign listing the politicians responsible for the restoration of Rakoczi chateau in Borsa, Slovakia.

14 European Countries are Included in Bulgaria's List of Countries in the Red Covid Zone

As of Tuesday next week, a number of European countries are on the list of countries in the red zone - Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Belgium, Hungary, Denmark, Iceland, Greece, Liechtenstein, Andorra, Poland and Switzerland.

Moldova goes from red to orange.

Routine Digital Violations Still Rising

The violations recorded in the second half of October show that routine digital violations are not disappearing. Hate speech, discrimination and war-mongering flourish in Bosnia's digital environment, and, following the introduction of a new decree by the President of the Serb-led entity, Republika Srpska, digital violations have accelerated further.