Supported by: National Endowment for Democracy/Political Capital Institute (Budapest)
Project span: August 2019 – May 2020.
Co-operating organizations: Political Capital Institute (Hungary), European Values (Czech Republic), Centre for Democratic Integrity (Austria), Visegrad Insight (Poland), European Values, Global Focus (Romania), Centre for the Study of Democracy (Bulgaria).
Project team: Grigorij Mesežnikov, Ján Bartoš.
Objective: The aim of the project is to map the views of MEPs from Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania and Austria on the policy of the current leadership of the Russian Federation and other authoritarian states, their activities in the given area (voting, participation in events, writing, etc.)
Outputs: Monitoring, analysis, evaluation, dissemination of findings in media.
Analytical report on MEPs voting: "European Parliament: the primary source of immunity to foreign authoritarian influence?":
Analysis of the voting of Slovak MEPs and their views on Russia:
Analysis of the voting of Slovak MEPs in issues related to rule of law, democracy and human rights in the world:
The final anallytical study:
The special project webpage:
Slovak summary with infographics: