Rádio Slovensko: Is there a room for diplomatic dialogue with Moscow when missiles are still falling on Ukrainian cities?

Žiga Faktor, a research fellow from our Institute and the head of our Brussels office, together with Irena Jenčová from the Euractiv portal, spoke in a Radio Slovakia discussion about sanctions against Russia, the unacceptable demands of the Kremlin, and the search for a way for Europe to replace Russian gas and oil. Will economic pressure force Moscow to come to the negotiating table and declare a ceasefire in Ukraine? Would not greater diplomatic engagement by the United States or China help?

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RTVS: Arming security forces in the context of terrorism in Norway

Christian Kvorning Lassen, deputy director and head of research at EUROPEUM Institute, commented on the RTVS programme Rádiožurnál on the terrorist attack of 13 October 2021 in the context of arming the security forces 10 years after Anders Breivik's attack.

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Radio Slovensko: Polexit is not excluded says Ryszard Terlecki

The director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy Vladimír Bartovic commented on the Deputy Marshal of the Sejm. Ryszard Terlecki says that Poland's leaving the European Union is not excluded. Vladimír Bartovic thinks it is unlikely.

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Radio Slovensko: Poland faces millions in sanctions for the activities of a committee that decides on the prosecution of judges and prosecutors

The director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy Vladimír Bartovic commented on the conflict between Brussels and Warsaw in a case of a violation of European law in the matter of criminal prosecution of judges and prosecutors. Therefore Poland faces heavy financial penalties.

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Rádio Slovensko: Usage of digital technologies is more ethical in the EU than it is in China

Martin Vokálek, Deputy Director of the EUROPEM Institute, commented on the EU’s approach towards development and usage of digital technologies for the Slovak Radio.

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Rádio Slovensko: Slovak government agreed to purchase the Russian unregistered vaccine Sputnik V

Director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy Vladimír Bartovic was a guest at today’s broadcast of Rádio Slovensko, where he commented on the decision made by the Slovak government led by Igor Matovič regarding the purchase of Russian vaccine Sputnik V. Vaccines, which are currently being used in the EU are properly registered, whereas the Russian one is not. Nevertheless, opinions on the vaccine differs broadly.

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RTVS: Joe Biden's victory in the US election

The director of our Institute, Vladimír Bartovic, spoke for Slovak Radio and Television RTVS on the topic of relations between the European Union and the United States in the context of the American elections and its winner Joe Biden. According to experts, this choice will improve EU-US relations.

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Rádio Slovensko: EU leaders agreed on recovery fund

n Tuesday's (July 21st) broadcast of Rádio Slovensko, the director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, Vladimír Bartovic, commented on the topic of the recovery fund, the form and division of finances which were agreed upon by the leaders of the European Union member states after the Special European Council.

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RTVS: Christian Kvorning Lassen about whether the European Union is securing the borders better now or five years ago

Greece should get 700 million EUR as a financial aid for securing the border. Christian Kvorning Lassen, research fellow from EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, was answering the question of RTVS: "Is European Union better with securing the borders now or five years ago?"

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RTVS: The Greek governemnt plans to put up a floating fence into the sea to stop illegal migration

Our director Vladimír Bartovic answered the questions of Radiožurnál of the Slovak radio RTVS. He commented on the unconventional solution of Greek government and outlined alternatives for coping with the migration crisis.

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