Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Slovakia Elects Pro-Putin Left-Wing President

Slovak voters chose a pro-Russian President and risk their standing within the European Union and the West.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Croatia, Potentially EU’s Latest Political Crisis

Croatian President Milanović threatens to violate the national constitution and run for Prime Minister, yet refuse to step down as President. He also dismisses the Constitutional Court ruling telling him it is unconstitutional and effectively bans him from running without stepping down as President by calling the decision irrelevant.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: 60 Years Of A Divided Cyprus

Cyprus has been an island divided for decades. The Untied Nations is warning that the opportunity for reunification is now or never.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Spain Supreme Court Launches Investigation Into Carles Puigdemont

Spain’s national court has opened an investigation in to Carles Puigdemont and Ruben Wagensberg for potential terrorism charges due to their alleged role in 2019 protests, regarding the prison sentences of Catalonians found guilty for their role in the illegal 2017 referendum for independence.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Greece Makes History While Leaving Italy Behind

Greece makes history as the first Orthodox Christian nation to pass legislation allowing same-sex marriage. Italy remains the sole nation in western Europe not allowing same-sex marriages.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Hungary Faces EU Backlash Over Sovereignty Law

The European Commission is concerned once again about legislation in Hungary. This time, it regards a new sovereignty law.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Spanish PM Sanchez Faces Surprising Political Setback 

Spanish Prime Minister was unsuccessful in passing an amnesty bill which is important in order to maintain the coalition government. It will be nearly impossible to create a version of the bill that will receive enough votes to be passed.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Chiara Ferragni, PandoroGate and EasterEggGate

Chiara Ferragni has been in the spotlight for years in Italy yet now her reputation has been damaged by numerous scandals that have recently been uncovered.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Spain Recognizes Kosovo Passports

Spain did a 180 degree turn and decided to recognize Kosovo passports. This means that anyone with a Kosovo passport will be able to travel throughout the Schengen area without a visa, considerably strengthening Kosovo passports.

Let’s Tune In To The EU’s Periphery: Italian Foreign Minister Proposes EU Army

Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani calls for the creation for an EU army. This is not a novel proposal, yet it remains an elusive goal of the EU.