January 14, 2014
If you’re interested in news from Europe, your periodical menu should be full with Summits trying to solve the Eurozone crisis or with hot stuff happening at the EU borders, as is the case now with Ukraine and Turkey. Nonetheless, this article argues, 2014 might prove critical in terms of political developments, particularly in South East Europe, with elections of geopolitical importance happening in Hungary and Moldova (parliamentary elections) as well as Romania (presidential ones). This will also have important consequences in terms of money, particularly foreign investments and trade partnerships.
Hungary will decide if it stays under Viktor Orban and risks keeping tense relations with Brussels institutions, European partners and international investors, Moldovans will either embrace fully the EU path or will move back into pro-Russian communist hands, and Romania will elect its new President, the most important political figure of a country who hosts NATO bases and a future […]