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The Croatian leader's approaches increasingly run counter to the general Western policy, primarily with regard to Russia. Despite the fact that at first glance Croatia is a conscientious and loyal member of NATO and the EU, recently it has increasingly attracted critical attention from the consolidated Western camp.
In the shadow of the coronavirus crisis, the economies of some major countries, which until a few years ago were an attractive market for Czech exports, were undergoing changes. Now we have turned our backs on these countries. One such example is the situation in the Russian economy, or rather the situation in its agriculture and food industry. After the collapse of the Russian economy in the early 90s, Russia, a country with huge potential in the agricultural sector, imported about 70% of poultry meat, 40% of pork and 45% of beef. Complete dependence on imports, that is, the inability to feed their own population. For a country that claims to be a power, such dependence is unacceptable.