The Visegrád Group Rises

If ever Europe is to be saved and reclaimed by its native population, you can be sure that the Visegrád countries will be at the forefront of its Reconquista.

Czechia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia (The Visegrád Countries or V4) have long been part of a single civilisation sharing cultural and intellectual values and common roots in religious traditions, which they have continuously strived to strengthen and preserve. These countries are some of the only  nations on the continent who’ve remained steadfast in their desire to hold on to their native Christian, European identities.

Because of this, the V4 countries have become the “problematic children of the EU”.  The current leader of the Visegrád group and current Prime minister of Hungary, Victor Orbán, has been a key figure opposing EU tyranny. He dared to vocalise the thoughts of all thinking European’s when courageously said, “The question of the coming decade; will Europe belong to Europeans.”

Prominent pro-EU leftists have described a ‘V4 Statement on the Future of Europe’ as an “attack on European democracy”.

The original idea of the Visegrad group was first conceived in 1335 when Charles I of Hungary, Casimir III of Poland and John of Bohemia met in Visegrad, Hungary and agreed to create new commercial routes in order bypass the staple port Vienna and to obtain quicker and easier access to other European markets.

In more recent times, a more clearly defined cultural and political union between the same four countries has emerged. It goes by the name the Visegrád Group or V4 and was formed in Visegrád in 1991 between Czechia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia. It has remained relatively obscure for almost 25 years but recently has become more prominent as right-wing nationalist ideas have stormed to the forefront of European politics.

The formation of the Visegrád Group was essentially motivated by four factors:

  •  The desire to eliminate the remnants of the communist bloc in Central Europe
  •  The desire to overcome historic animosities between Central European countries
  • The belief that through joint efforts it will be easier to achieve the set goals, i.e. to successfully accomplish social transformation and join in the European integration process
  • The proximity of ideas of the then ruling political elites.

Today, Visegrád countries are bound together by the shared belief that Europe should first and foremost be for Europeans.

The Visegrád group nations encompass 65 million Europeans. Increasingly, the V4 is becoming the economic success stories of the European community. The economies of Poland, Czechia, Slovakia, and Hungary are all growing rapidly, and indeed are growing faster than any region in the world with the exception of the economies in the Asia Pacific. In short, the central European space represented by the four Visegrad Group countries is the epitome of contemporary European success.

Their growth is predominantly export-led and they are now becoming the go-to location for foreign direct investment in Europe.  Poland is now the second most attractive location for FDI in Europe, after Germany.  Unemployment is also below the European average and well below levels in France, Italy and Spain, and in all these states wages are rising sharply fueling greater domestic demand.

If the V4 represented a single economic unit, it would be well within the top twenty economic powers in the world. In terms of purchasing power, the V4 ranks 15th in terms of purchasing power parity.

Unlike its western European counterparts, security is one of the main priorities of the V4 governments. Islamic terrorism is basically non-existent in these countries. They’re the only European countries that have decided to take action against the sustained North African and Middle Eastern migrant invasion of Europe. Along with deciding to provide significant financial support for Libyan border security, the V4 countries have been quite defiant in their unwillingness to capitulate to Angela Merkel’s directives to foster economic migrants from the Middle East and North Africa.

The Visegrád countries are providing an all-important alternative vision for Europe’s future that runs counter to that which has been thrusted upon the European people by unelected, pro-EU, globalist bureaucrats who sit in their ivory towers in Brussels.

Expect to see the Visegrád vision of Europe grow in scope as we move forward.

Kasper is a former medical student originally hailing from the globalist occupied state of California, who has recently relocated to Poland. He's a contributing writer for DefendEvropa.