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Croatia is the youngest EU member state, and together with Slovenia, is a former republic of Yugoslavia to enter the European house. Nevertheless, Croatia is a country where the Catholic Church plays a dominant role and yields influence. What is more, nationalist and far-right sentiments are buzzing and there is...

Hristo Ivanov: Bulgaria is a text-book example of what is termed “captured state”

Over the last five years, the European Commission has had to address several cases of...

GRECO’s Executive Secretary: «Immunity must not result in impunity»

When the country is mired in corruption, national anticorruption agencies are practically powerless. Then international...

Dr Lobsang Sangay: ‘The human rights situation in Tibet has gone from bad to worse’

The Tibetan question has returned to the fore,  making its way high on the agenda...

Romania’s EU presidency revisited: Interview with Minister George Ciamba

Romania took the helm of the rotating EU Presidency, for the first time since joining...

Péter Niedermüller: Hungary’s opposition has appetite for democracy

Ahead of the European Parliament elections, Hungary is facing a rather unique situation. It appears...