Category Archives: Croatian politics and elections

Croatian Parliamentary Elections 2015

This Sunday sees parliamentary elections being held in Croatia. We will give some coverage on Sunday via our twitter feed, and hope to bring the results to you as soon as we can. Opinion polls are claimining its too close … Continue reading

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Croatian Presidential Elections 2015 – Round 2

Tomorrow sees round two of the Presidential Elections. It will be a straight fight between incumbent SDP supported Ivo Josipovic and HDZ supported Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. The results should be known in the evening, not too long after polls close. Keep … Continue reading

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Croatian Presidential Elections 2014

Croatia goes to the polls today to elect a President. There are four candidates: Ivo Josipović – incumbent, nominated by the Social Democrat Party – the main party of the current government) Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović – candidate of the main opposition party the Croatian … Continue reading

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Croatia finally joins the EU

By CBR Editor Brian Gallagher 1 July saw the accession of Croatia to the European Union. There are number of aspects to think about: benefits, what the EU expects and the EU’s view of Croatia as some kind of example … Continue reading

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President Josipovic on joining the EU

Just like to bring your attention to two interesting articles. Croatian President Ivo Josipovic has written a piece for the Wall Street Journal, which can be seen here. He has also given an interview (in English) for an Italian website … Continue reading

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Analysis: The Croatian Labourists performance in the European elections

By John Pindar While there has been attention given to the very close result between the HDZ and its allies and the SDP plus its allies, it may not have been noted that the Croatian Labourists – Labour Party took … Continue reading

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The Croatian EU Elections 2013 – Are the Croats trying to outdo the British for Euroscepticism?

Analysis by CBR Editor Brian Gallagher Croatia has just elected 11 MEPs to take their place in the European Parliament when Croatia enters the European Union. Effectively, it was the EU’s 2009 elections come late for Croatia. They will only … Continue reading

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