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Visegrad Group Analysis in its Anniversary Year: Not Just Summing Up the Results

... Policy Paper 2/20116: V4 and the Internal Market: Benelux of the 21st Century? The authors consider in great detail both the activities of individual V4 countries in Brazil, India, China and South Africa, and their cooperation. Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic are particularly active in their attempts to establish trade and economic relations. Slovakia, having the smallest population and territory of the Visegrad Group countries and fewer diplomatic missions around the world, is less active in far-off markets; however, it does consider the possibility of joining efforts with, for instance, the Czech Republic, which is the closest country to Slovakia geographically....


The Beneficiaries of the Ukrainian Crisis

... spending to two-percent at the expense of social programs, and the frontline role in view of a potential armed conflict in Europe. Vadim Trukhachev Vadim Trukhachev: the Visegrad Gainers from Ukraine Tragedy The obvious beneficiary appears to be the Visegrad Group of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, where both Russia-haters and opponents of sanctions are set to obtain dividends. Domestic Politics Newly elected Polish president Andrzej Duda, whose campaign was permeated with the Ukraine parlance and insistence ...


Relations between Russia and Visegrad Group Discussed at RIAC

... Opening the roundtable, RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov focused on the dynamic role of the Visegrad countries in the CEE policies of the European Union. Director of RAS Institute for European Studies Alexey Gromyko underlined the importance of the Visegrad Group for development of its member states and cooperation of Russia with Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Ambassador Priputen summed up the results of the Slovak presidency in the Visegrad Group. Roundtable "The Visegrad Europe and Russia Today"


The Visegrad Group in the Common European Process

... that shares its legal address and Permanent Presidency is the Visegrad Fund, established in 2000. It accumulates and allocates resources to support regional interaction in cultural areas and rapprochement with the Eastern Partnership countries. The Visegrad Group’s annual interaction plans are coordinated alternately by Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, with the Presidency rotating in late June [4] . It is important to note that the Presiding countries’ plans often lack the main element – continuity. In other words, the VG represents a policymakers’ club or a regional ...


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