This week, our Beyond the Byline podcast focuses on the latest EU response to Russia’s war in Ukraine and the geopolitical ‘taboos’ involved in the EU’s activation the European peace facility program through buying and sending weapons to Ukraine. We also tackle the country’s fast-track EU membership application, and Germany’s foreign policy u-turn. I spoke with EURACTIV’s reporters Alexandra Brzozowski and Oliver Noyan to hear more.
On the bloc’s actions to become independent from Russia when it comes to energy supply, we ask: what are plans are on the table – and how feasible are they? To break down the main components of the EU energy ministers meeting, I was joined by EURACTIV’s Energy and Environment reporter Kira Taylor.