Croatian Government: “… pure sabotage, manipulation through fear …”

As an introduction, he put his hands together and said: I love you. He then suggested to the audience in the filled hall to close their eyes and think of someone with whom they’d like to realise a better relationship and to tell them with their inner voice: I love you.  An unusual introduction to […]

Croatia EU membership referendum campaigns: Blackmail and sweet-talk (Yes to EU) Vs sovereignty and self-determination (No to EU)

Media grabs – days before Croatian referendum Bloomberg: “Croatia’s drive to join the European Union may stall as citizens are split over whether accession will drag the former Yugoslav republic into a debt crisis and erode its sovereignty. Croatians will head to the polls on Jan. 22 on whether the Balkan country should proceed with […]

Croatian Anti-EU activists demand postponement of referendum while the Minister of Foreign Affairs Vesna Pusic says if people vote No to EU membership there’ll be no money!

Things are hotting up in Croatia as the designated EU accession referendum date (22 January) draws closer. The “official” campaigns have started early this week. Both the current and the previous government representatives are calling upon the citizens to turn up and vote “Yes” for EU membership. Both governments had not in past years encouraged […]

Zoran Milanovic – not Flash Gordon or Zorro but Speedy Gonzales, perhaps?

The new centre-left Croatian government, led by Zoran Milanovic, was sworn in on Friday 23 December 2011, shortly after the new Parliament voted on the date for EU accession referendum. The people of Croatia were given 18 working days to fully inform themselves about EU and come out voting either Yes or No on 22 […]

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