Hungary has become the bête noir of Europe as fears grow that its government has a rather loose grasp of democracy. It shouldn’t be like
this. The country has the talent and heritage to sell Brand Magyar to the world.
Quarter of a century has passed since the Berlin Wall fell. Free of Soviet rule, Central and Eastern Europe have been transformed but democracy in the former Communist countries
remains a work in progress.
Yes, they have economic problems and some rocky politics but the old Eastern bloc nations are poised to set the European agenda in 2017. From defence to pinching City of London jobs, the Visegrad Group is shaping up to…