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Former Soviet satellite states never integrated in the EU and accepted the founding principles of the European Union. New Europe became satellite states of the United States through NATO and are funded by Brussels. A shipwreck waiting to happen.

Imposing 'imaginary' values risks EU collapse, Slovenian PM claims | The Guardian |

As Slovenia takes over the EU presidency, its prime minister warns that the west cannot impose its liberal views on Central Europe.

Slovenia's prime minister Janez Janša, a rare EU ally of Hungary's right to outlaw the promotion or portrayal of homosexuality to children, has claimed that imposing "imaginary European values" on central Europe could lead to the union's collapse.

Janez Janša, who publicly backed Donald Trump in his attempt to overthrow the US presidential election result, leads Slovenia as it takes the EU's rolling presidency, steering the bloc's agenda for the next six months. He is a deeply controversial figure, whose political career includes being jailed while battling for Slovenia's independence from Yugoslavia and an overturned conviction for corruption.

On the Freedom of the Press

"The fundamental charter of human rights also has the freedom of expression and the freedom of the media is subordinate to that."

Slovenian bribery trial against ex-PM Jansa expires | Reuters - Sept. 7, 2015 |

by Oui on Sun Jul 4th, 2021 at 02:53:10 PM EST
"Former Soviet satellite states never integrated in the EU and accepted the founding principles of the European Union."

Thought that was the reason the UK pushed for their membership.  UK didn't want the "ever-closer union" to happen.  Too early inclusion of the former Warsaw Pact nations placed a major barrier to achieving that goal.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Tue Jul 6th, 2021 at 05:21:57 PM EST
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Russia Summons Powers to Abide by UN Charter

Sovereignty of nations is a notion Atlantic Alliance failed to grasp after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1989.

by Oui on Fri Jul 9th, 2021 at 11:14:01 AM EST
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