We want to be a bridgehead, but the conflicts of the great powers strengthen buffer zones

It’s a long-time ambition of the Central Eastern European region to be a serve as a kind of bridgehead between the East and the West. But history hasn’t shown any examples so far, when this role really materialised or stabilised in the long term. Continue reading “We want to be a bridgehead, but the conflicts of the great powers strengthen buffer zones”

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Jobbik’s wage union initiative can create a Central and Eastern European alliance

Jobbik started building bridges in Central and Eastern Europe to support the European wage union. The biggest Hungarian opposition party has been seeking allies in Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Romania, Poland, Estonia and Latvia. Jobbik MP Márton Gyöngyösi, vice-president of the parliament’s foreign affairs committee thinks that the initiative of the European wage union is an issue along which Central and Eastern Europe can define itself, the countries of the region can overcome ethnic conflicts and be companions in fate to solve our common problems. Continue reading “Jobbik’s wage union initiative can create a Central and Eastern European alliance”