Your (the Balkans) ONLY way for survival is to INNOVATE your future into the 21st century!
Focus on science, technology and innovations!
This should be priority number one!
Bulgaria should preserve good relationships with ALL.
In the case of Russia this is crucially important not only because of the common heritage, history and culture BUT also because of the strategic and convenient location across the Black sea.
Bulgaria should become the leader and example of peace, cooperation and positive diplomacy.
Sanctions, frictions, wars, conflicts, polarization and animosity are counter productive and anti business.
Take an example from the anglophones like British, American, Canadian, Australian... do you see them fighting among each other and sanctioning each other?
If they can live peaceful and cooperate with each other then Slavic people can do also.
Make business not sanctions, otherwise you will never catch up with the Germans, Japanese, American and etc!
What could and should be done is fixing the EU laws and regulations so countries like the UK don't just give away in a mindless contribution. Make it as a GDP percentage rate or whatever so it's equal for all countries.
Also immigration should be designed to have an equal load to all members and etc. When certain levels per capita reached the member country should have the right and option to say, no more immigrants please.
Many things can and should be done to improve the noble idea of European Union.
The EU as we mentioned many times already I probably the best thing happening to Europe.
It unifies and increases the market size and consumer base, therefore making Europe competitive compared to large economies like China and US.
But hey the Brits have a mind on their own somewhat...
Make money and business, increase cooperation and NOT division and referendums!
What Europe should focus on is science and technology.
Europe needs to develop strategies for stimulating and developing innovative thinking and acting.
Way too many inventions came from the US site of the ocean during the last century and even the drone is one of them.
Europe happens to be the follower always trying to improve American inventions, ingenuity and innovation.
Technology is the future of life and Europe should invest in education and development of the leading inventive mindset. All red tape and bureaucratic barriers and hurdles should be removed from blocking technological developments and achievements.
Europe, the cradle of knowledge, science and education should lead the world again to a brighter future!
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Good times for the EU!
Tempo, Tempo, Tempo, keep up the tempo!
Good job overall and this is all over the EU.
The Times are good for the EU, with the Super Mario stimulus, low oil prices and cheap euro currency.
Now is EU time, look at the French for example, they had a higher GDP growth than the US in the first quarter.
The Americans are fuming...
Eurasia is the greatest.
Peace, trade, cooperation, partnership and prosperity is what Eurasia needs!
Right there seedy, you nailed it on the head... (your problem that is...)
I don't know how old you are but you just stated your problem "the record got stuck..."
Seedy, it's the 21st century, digital media is in charge, CD, DVD, memory storage, clouds and etc.
Your mind though is stuck in the past, in the time of the records.... Your examples, jokes, way of thinking and terminology are OUTDATED.
It's a different world out there seedy, with a different reality, update your mind, terminology and attitude. Your life will change! It's not rich and free west and poor ignorant and dictated east anymore.
The emerging markets rule!
"It was the vision of European leaders to create the European Union that laid the foundations of the 70 years of peace on the continent, he said."
Rosene, peace is the base and starting foundation for success. Europe not only have to be peaceful and stay peaceful, but it has to invest in innovation, trade and cooperation with the entire Eurasian continent.
Frictions, polarization, conflicts, isolationism, sanctions and etc. are absolutely unacceptable for the European prosperity, growth and development.
Eurasia has the resources, potential and abilities to lead the world to a better and brighter future.
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