Wrangling over Warsaw EU Considers Funding Cuts for Eastern Europe

The European Commission is considering linking member-state subsidies to adherence to the rule of law, a step aimed at bringing a handful of Eastern European countries back into line. But the proposal also threatens to deepen the current rift in Europe.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki

Foto: Agencja Gazeta/Slawomir Kaminski via REUTERS
Graphic: Net Payers and Net Beneficiaries

Graphic: Net Payers and Net Beneficiaries

Foto: DER SPIEGEL
Foto: DER SPIEGEL