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One nuclear threat a month

The Polish defence minister thinks that Russia has challenged the EU and NATO on such fundamental issues as elimination of borders and the role of a military alliance. He also thinks that Russia threats us a little too often with nuclear war. According to Reuters, in his speech at Columbia University, Radoslaw Sikorski said NATO… » read more

Posted by Dániel Antal

Contrary to public belief in Slovakia and Hungary, the members of the Hungarian minority in Slovakia are proud citizens of their country. A survey conducted within the European Values Survey found that 71% of the ethnic Hungarians are ‘proud’ to be citizens of Slovakia. Members of the majority Slovakians are 87% proud of their newish… » read more

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Our beloved Javier Solana has died in the 66th year of his sinful life. We will be his pallbearer to his way to hell, etc [I rather omit the disgraceful text]’ and it is falsely signed by EU, NATO and the parties of Serbia’s pro-European governing parties

Posted by Dániel Antal

Central Europe had an important Austrian and a rather unimportant Belorussian parliamentary election yesterday. To call the process ‘elections’ in Belarus is somewhat premature: the opposition candidates did not win any seats in the national assembly. After the Russian invasion to Georgia many predicted that Europe’s last old-fascioned dictator (leaving aside the breakaway Trandnistrian rulers)… » read more

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Early elections in Austria

The Austrian grand coalition broke up in the summer and they went into an early election. The voters have had enough: the two major parties achieved their worst results since 1945. There are at least three possible coalitions. Although the Austrian elections seem to be the same old boring thing for the rest of the… » read more

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Hungary has had the lowest economic growth among Visegrad and Baltic countries in the past years. The only sector that sees a recovery in this year’s high food prices is the agriculture. The grain producing area has increased by 2% since 2007, but output is up by a staggering 42%. The rise is partly due… » read more

Posted by Dániel Antal

Wordle let’s you focus on the essence with these beautiful visualizations of the two texts. According to the tradition, Barack Obama spoke first as the contender from the opposition:And here are John McCain’s most accented words: I think this will be a tight and interesting match as the best candidates competing from both parties. For… » read more

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Jose Manuel Barroso said on Wednesday 3 September that it would be “possible” for Serbia to win the status of an EU candidate country in 2009, provided that it fulfills the necessary conditions, although the integration process “cannot be a calendar-driven process, but should be a reform-driven one.” For his part, Serbian president Mr Tadic… » read more

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Remember Fiat’s €700-million bet on Serbia’s economic integration? In a poll for investors, recently conducted by the German Chamber of Commerce, Serbia came on top as an investment destination in South-Eastern Europe. Serbia ranked first topping all other countries of South-Eastern Europe – stated Marcus Zenetti, Head of the German Chamber of Commerce Delegation to… » read more

Posted by Dániel Antal