Nationalism Could Cloud Eastern Europe in 2010

The economic crisis and a series of elections in Easter Europe may lead to rising nationalism and test the European Union's solidarity

For the Visegrad Four, as well as the Baltic states, 2010 will be a year of many elections, and these will provide a platform for the nationalists to excel, especially on both banks of the Danube. Unemployment will grow, and in the midst of the continuing economic crisis this will play to the populists. And Estonia will prepare for the adoption of the euro.

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