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In Central Europe, and Slovakia in particular, the current refugee crisis reveals an awful lot about the prevailing public mind-set and the nature of our political elites. Few of these revelations are in any way pleasing. Positions held, and openly articulated, by politicians like Prime Ministers Robert Fico (Slovakia) and Viktor Orban (Hungary) shocked many… » read more

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Realizing that the situation in the eastern part of Ukraine has reached its deadlock, Kremlin seeks to take a different approach by unleashing destabilization campaign in the completely opposite region, which is by the way unrelated to Donetsk and Lugansk regions. This very region has a tough criminal situation and complicated inter-ethnic relations due to… » read more

Half time review

Hungary is now in the depths of its presidential term. I decided to point out some of my reflections on the issue, but I would also ask you to do exactly the same by posting a comment. I wonder how Europeans judge the first-ever Hungarian EU-presidency. The everyday routine of the European (public) administration seems… » read more

Robert M. Cutler amerikai politológus-tanácsadó szerint a közép-európai országoknak muszáj együttműködniük az orosz befolyás csökkentéséért. Az oroszok a gázt politikai fegyverként használják, és a nagy nemzetközi vezetékekért folyó küzdelem akár fegyveres konfliktusok kitörésében is szerepet játszik. Az azeri gázmezők válthatják meg térségünket a moszkvai nyomástól.

What the Turkish President and a French Minister told me encourages posting some ideas I had discussed with friends. I describe briefly the context, some practical steps, a daring vision, and next steps. Last week, I spoke at a major French Turkish conference in Istanbul, summmarised in this article: “Turkey, France test the water before… » read more

On 22 December, Serbia officially submitted its candidacy for membership of European Union. A long and arduous process of indefinite duration and whose conclusion will be settled on later, although prospects for this country are not very good, not being foreseen an early resolution. Some analysts believe that membership will not take place before 2018.… » read more

Yesterday (5 december 2009), about five hundred persons met near Hungarian Parliament to remember failed referendum held on 5 december 2004 on dual citizenship. This meeting counted on the participation of MVSZ (Magyarok Világszövetség – World Federation of Hungarians) and Jobbik (Jobbik Magyarországért Mozgalom – Movement for a Better Hungary), politician party which has obtained… » read more

Last, but not least

The campaign for the elections has taken part during the last months. We all know that, it is not just the two previous weeks of the election day. But one thing is true: after the whole effort, one second summarizes the results, the ballot. Today, june 5th, is the second elections day. Yesterday citizens of the… » read more

The campaign for the elections has taken part during the last months. We all know that, it is not just the two previous weeks of the election day. But one thing is true: after the whole effort, one second summarizes the results, the ballot. Today, june 5th, is the second elections day. Yesterday citizens of the… » read more

The campaign for the elections has taken part during the last months. We all know that, it is not just the two previous weeks of the election day. But one thing is true: after the whole effort, one second summarizes the results, the ballot. Today, june 5th, is the second elections day. Yesterday citizens of the… » read more

The campaign for the elections has taken part during the last months. We all know that, it is not just the two previous weeks of the election day. But one thing is true: after the whole effort, one second summarizes the results, the ballot. Today, june 5th, is the second elections day. Yesterday citizens of the… » read more

One week till 7-June. Even less for countries voting on 4th. And the Y Vote Campaign goes through its maximal stand. Reaching Edimburgh for the last convention of the UK Tour, on the recent past we had “Sparks of Future” in Brussels, the closing ceremony for the Europe-wide campaign, where the European Students had the… » read more

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