"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
""As politicians... our values are much more connected to the ethics of responsibility than to free opinions and feeling""Piotr Glinski
Polish Deputy PM and Minister of Culture
""We are convinced by the geography that it is necessary that we join efforts.""Raul Sanguenza
Ukraine is ready for visa-free travel – so says the European Council’s Donald Tusk.
Russia ‘‘has to provide a sustainable and comprehensive cease-fire’‘ in eastern Ukraine before steps towards peace can be taken, Petro Poroshenko has warned.
Ukraine’s parliament has resumed business after the summer break, and gathered to hear some warnings from President Poroshenko.
A ceasefire is supposed to be in place, but as Ukraine's Independence Day nears, fighting against pro-Russian separatists in the east has intensified.
President Poroshenko of Ukraine has warned he may bring in martial law because of increased tension in the east with pro-Russian separatists.
It comes two days after President Vladimir Putin promised counter-measures after what he said were clashes between Russian forces and Ukrainian saboteurs in northern Crimea.
Sharply escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine are raising concerns in the international community.
Russia's 2014 annexation of the strategic peninsula of Crimea is at the centre of renewed tensions between Moscow and Kyiv.
Tension is high in the region as Kyiv dismisses Moscow's claims of armed incursions into the contested Crimean peninsula.
Hundreds of people came to pay tribute to a prominent Ukrainian journalist who died in a car bombing in Kyiv earlier this week.
Russia and Ukraine have swapped prisoners for the second time in less than a month.
Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko said on Friday the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine — the “Normandy Quartet” — have agreed on deploying an OSCE police mission to Ukraine’s eastern r
Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home to scenes of jubilation on Wednesday after her release by Russia in a prisoner swap and she promptly offered to fight again for Kyiv in its confl
Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kyiv on Wednesday (May 25) after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of an exchange in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned t
Detained Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko ‘has arrived in Kyiv’ after being flown home in a prisoner swap with Russia, reports say.
Confectionery tycoon turned President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, one of the most high-profile names in the ‘Panama Papers’ data leak, is
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday (April 4) he had done nothing wrong, after lawmakers called for an investigation into allegations
Ukraine’s economy minister Aivaras Abromavicius has resigned claiming senior figures within the government of President Petro Poroshenko attempted to
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he is seeking help from the EU and the US in securing the return of Crimea to Ukrainian sovereignty. The
The Minsk peace accord on Ukraine has been extended into 2016. The Kremlin says it was agreed following a phone call between the leaders of Russia