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Politics 24-05-2022

Italy’s far-right leads polls, causes EU headaches

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen running for a second term, Lithuania becoming independent of Russian energy supplies, and so much more.
Politics 23-05-2022

Former Slovak FM: Ukraine must attack Russia and take back Crimea

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Slovenian public broadcaster journalists planning to stage a strike, Portugal offering Ukraine technical support to join the EU, and so much more.
Politics 20-05-2022

Macron says ‘European political community’ no substitute to enlargement 

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Slovenia being asked to reduce their diplomatic staff in Moscow, the former king returning to Spain after a self-imposed exile, and so much more.
Politics 19-05-2022

Visegrad plays hot potato with Ukrainian Roma refugees

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Bulgaria adopting large-scale measures to weather inflation, the possible end of Russian gas imports to Finland, and so much more.
Politics 18-05-2022

Austria’s neutrality in the spotlight after Sweden-Finland NATO bid

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about the Hungarian president travelling to Warsaw in a bid to reinforce relations, Slovenia being unhappy about the continuation of Austrian border controls, and so much more.
Politics 17-05-2022

EU capitals mull seizing Russia-linked energy assets

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Austria lifting their COVID-19 entry requirements, Bosnia getting its ‘last chance’ for an EU candidate status, and so much more.
Politics 16-05-2022

Enlargement could be bargaining chip to trigger EU-Reform

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Sweden's ruling Social Democrats being in favour of a NATO application, the Slovenian parliament getting a record number of women, and so much more.
Politics 13-05-2022

Most Finns believe country can’t defend itself alone

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Albania increasing imports from Ukraine and Russia, the Dutch prime minister’s address to the Ukrainian parliament, and so much more.
Politics 12-05-2022

Resentment for Ukrainian refugees grows in central and eastern Europe

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Austria prolonging Hungarian and Slovenian border control amid the Ukraine war, the UK's Johnson promising to protect Sweden in case it applies for NATO membership, and so much more.
Politics 11-05-2022

Ahead of defence opt-out referendum, Denmark opposes EU Treaty change

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Germany embracing Macron’s ‘European Political Community’ proposal, Kosovo NGOs asking Macron for visa liberalisation, and so much more.
Politics 10-05-2022

Agri-clash in Czechia over organic farming amid Ukraine war

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Ireland seeing a rise in EU membership support, Albanian inflation striking citizens and agribusinesses, and so much more.
Politics 09-05-2022

Finnish energy companies refuse to supply ‘Russia’s Google’

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about “Russian Google” being ostracised in Finland, Serbia threatening Kosovo over their Council of Europe membership bid, and so much more.
Politics 06-05-2022

Minister: Those who bombed Serbia cannot ask it to join Russia sanctions

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about the Slovenian government’s COVID-19 decree being declared unconstitutional, Portugal contributing millions in humanitarian aid to Ukraine, and so much more.
Politics 05-05-2022

Russia’s sixth sanction package opens EU’s Pandora’s Box

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Albanian healthcare workers fleeing en masse while the government remains unphased, Nordic countries supporting a fast Swedish and Finnish NATO ratification period, and so much more.
Politics 04-05-2022

Croat President vows to veto Sweden-Finland NATO accession, if he can

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Estonia and Lithuania being among the best when it comes to press freedom, over 100,000 Ukrainian refugees finding jobs in Poland, and so much more.
Politics 03-05-2022

Green technologies shortage looming in CEE

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Bulgarian businesses saying they will strike if state aid for electricity is removed, a leader of the German opposition visiting Kyiv before Chancellor Olaf Scholz, and so much more.
Politics 02-05-2022

Germany U-turns to support oil embargo

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Bulgaria refusing to join the investigation of Russian crimes in Ukraine, Albania going digital in May, and so much more.
Agrifood 29-04-2022

Agrifood Brief Special CAPitals Edition: Next (farming) Generation EU

What is the current situation in EU member states when it comes to generational renewal? EURACTIV’s network digs deeper into the details in this Special CAPitals Edition of the Agrifood Brief.
Politics 29-04-2022

Bulgaria becomes regional hub for gas supplies

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about the Ukrainian president addressing the Albanian parliament, Austrian federal states calling to end the headscarf ban in kindergartens, and so much more.
Politics 28-04-2022

Czechia slams Cyprus for hiding information on Russian oligarchs

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Albanian beekeepers feeling cautious over a draft law to align with the EU acquis, Danish schools teaching refugee children in Ukrainian, and so much more.
Politics 27-04-2022

A hostile parliament to Macron could paralyse French, EU foreign policy

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Ryanair accusing Poland of favouring Polish airlines, Slovakia and the Czech Republic stopping the subsidisation of natural gas for heating, and so much more.
Politics 26-04-2022

Le Pen open to help, not party deals

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about the Czech republic wanting to replace Russia in the UN Human Rights Council, the Portuguese president calling for more resources for armed forces, and so much more.
Politics 25-04-2022

Macron pleases EU capitals, particularly Russia’s neighbours

In today’s edition of the Capitals, find out more about Finland reducing electricity transmissions from Russia, Bulgaria negotiating gas dependency from Russia, and so much more.
Politics 22-04-2022

Far-right Salvini and Orbán agree to create a new EU ‘centre-right’

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Italian far-right leader Matteo Salvini and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban meeting in Rome, Slovenia sending old tanks to Ukraine in exchange for tanks from Germany, and so much more.