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Place.png Eastern Europe
One broad definition of Eastern Europe
Eastern region of Europe.

Eastern Europe is a geographical and cultural area sometimes used interchangeably with the Eastern bloc or Warsaw Pact countries 1945-1990, especially during the Cold War. The confusion is further increased since the term is associated as somewhat low status, hence many of the countries try to pass themselves off as Central European. Russia is sometimes classified as Eastern Europe, at other times in a class of its own.


During World War II many of the countries were allied to Germany, and after the war, the former Axis countries (Romania,Hungary, Bulgaria and East Germany were occupied by the Red Army. In the Yalta agreements and the 1944 Percentage agreement with Britain, all of Eastern Europe was apportioned to the USSR, except for Greece, which went to the British, and Yugoslavia, where the influence was split 50-50.


Full article: Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia was not occupied by the Red Army and followed a relatively independent path. In the 1990s, it was broken into statelets after a determined US/NATO effort.


The report of the 1989 Bilderberg records that “The great risk is that of explosion. Prediction is notoriously difficult, and in Eastern Europe more than anywhere. But on a sober assessment one can see a serious possibility of some kind of an explosion of popular discontent in four out of the six East European states over the next few years: Romania, Poland, Hungary and Czechoslovakia. (Some analysts would add the GDR). No one can predict what course such an explosion would take, nor how the Soviet Union would react to it. A direct military intervention could spell the end of 'perestroika' not just in the country concerned but in the Soviet Union itself.” [1]

The report of the 1989 Bilderberg predicted, incorrectly, that “The political stability of Eastern Europe will continue into the nineties.” [2]

Soros and education after 1989

Foundations controlled by George Soros founded new or financed existing universities all over the region, and gave hundreds of scholarships and travel grants to economists, bankers, physicians, teachers, and local government activists, in order to create a network of dependent clients. In the former Soviet Union, Soros gave $200 million between 1993 and 1994 to support some 30,000 scientists who had lost official research funding.[3]

His foundations across the network funded the production of new school textbooks, while also changing the system for early childhood education.[3]


Related Quotations

1989“The political stability of Eastern Europe will continue into the nineties.”1989
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