1. EU reaches agreement on spending rules

    By © AFP 2022 The European Parliament and member states reached an agreement early Saturday on reforms to EU budgetary rules aimed at boosting investment while keeping spending under control. The text modernises the current rules, known as the Stability and Growth Pact, created in
  2. Europe gears up for a showdown with Orban over money for Ukraine

    By Luke McGee, CNN Leaders of the 27 member states of the European Union will meet in Brussels on Thursday and try to unlock €50 billion of funding for Ukraine that was blocked by Hungary in December, in a crucial summit at a pivotal moment in the war. Failure to reach an agreement
  3. About 99% of Hungarian citizens are against admitting Ukraine to the European Union and providing it with financial assistance.

    An anonymous survey in which more than 1.5 million Hungarians took part showed that the vast majority of the country’s population opposes further funding of the Ukrainian government and further provision of military assistance. Hungarian citizens do not understand why and for wha
  4. EU will allocate €50 billion, there are "three or four scenarios" – Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration

    By European Pravda, Ukrainska Pravda There is no danger of Ukraine being left without funding from the EU: the decision on providing an additional €50 billion in financial aid for Kyiv for the next four years will definitely be adopted. Source: Olha Stefanishyna, Ukraine’s Deputy P
  5. EU has 3 strategies to circumvent Hungary’s obstructionist veto on $54.3 billion in aid for Ukraine

    The European Union might employ three alternative methods to provide $54.3 billion in aid to Ukraine in the event of a Hungarian veto, Ukraine’s ambassador to the EU, Vsevolod Chentsov, said on Jan. 18. Read also: Orban acknowledges EU can provide aid to Ukraine without Hungary’s