Between the Eastern Flank and Mitteleuropa

Central Europe is now divided between two sets of states. There are the so-called “eastern flank” nations (Baltic States, Poland and Romania) and what is called here “Mitteleuropa” states (Czechia, Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia), that are connected by a common heritage derived from the Austro-Hungarian empire. Bulgaria, which has no Austro-Hungarian heritage but does not see itself … Continue reading Between the Eastern Flank and Mitteleuropa