Yana Toom

Member of the European Parliament

“The Brussels Diary with Yana Toom”: Swedish Way, Futile Deaths

In May, Estonia prohibited flights to seven countries in which there is a high risk of catching coronavirus. Among these countries is Sweden with its ...

“The Brussels Diary with Yana Toom”: Merkel, Macron and the Saving of Europe

The week began with good news: France and Germany have come to an agreement. Merkel and Macron held a virtual press conference on Monday and proposed ...

Yana Toom: Bad Huawei and good America

If Estonia is truly independent, we need to be careful not only of Chinese technology but also that of our main NATO ally the United States, MEP Yana...

“The Brussels Diary with Yana Toom”: German Court Against Europe

As if the pandemic and its consequences were not enough, lightening struck out of the blue. On 5 May, the Federal Constitutional Court (Germany) deliv...

“The Brussels Diary with Yana Toom”: Europe Day and Victory in Europe Day

I am writing this Brussels’s Diary entry on Europe Day, the 5th of May. To be more precise, on the first of the European Days. There are two such days...

“The Brussels Diary with Yana Toom”: Coronavirus, Germany, EU Recovery

The quarantine continues, the pandemic is slowing down and the economy is declining. People are getting tired of it all and are losing faith. If we ar...

“The Brussels Diary with Yana Toom”: App To Fight With Coronavirus

It’s spring outside, but the epidemic continues to march on. Coronavirus has not gone anywhere and will not leave in the near future. People are hopin...

Yana Toon: A SURE Thing

MEP Yana Toom (Renew Europe) has published an opinion about the SURE (Support to mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency) scheme proposed by Europ...

“The Brussels Diary with Yana Toom”: €540 Billion Corona-Package

I do understand that everybody is fed up with this coronavirus. It is bad enough that we are tired of uncertainty, but we cannot see an end to it. We ...

“The Brussels Diary with Yana Toom”: What Does EU Do?

Everybody is talking about how Europe is not responding. This is not true. Europe simply doesn’t call attention to what it is doing at every step. The...