Trust in the EU climbing up in Slovakia
After another Orban victory in Hungary and ongoing political brawls about refugee-relocation schemes there is a view that east Europeans disdain European institutions.
But it turns out that nearly half of people in Slovakia say they trust the EU:
Related post: Iveta Radičová on anti-EU sentiment
Brussels takes on (most of the) Visegrad Group over refugees: "The Visegrad Group has relocated 28 refugees in total out of a combined quota of 11,069. Brussels’ decision to take action could backfire by widening the gap between the West and East in the bloc at a time when relations with Poland and Hungary are at a low point because of spats over the rule of law and respect for democracy. ↩︎
35% of Czechs trusted in the EU in late 2017. ↩︎