Visegrad Group

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Visegrad Group

An informal grouping consisting of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Leaders meet to discuss common issues. The group administers a scholarship fund and a working group on energy policy. It was established in 1991 following the end of the Cold War.
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The V-4 governments are convinced that they will always reach agreements with Germany - with which their countries have deep economic and historical ties - more easily than with the EU.
Then again, the V-4 has always functioned as an ad hoc coalition without a common strategic vision.
The group, also known as the V-4, was founded shortly after the collapse of the former Soviet Union in 1991 and they all joined the EU in 2004.
The vehicle is equipped with a Liquid-cooled four-stroke UNICAM 76-degree V-4 1237 cc engine that delivers 170bhp and a maximum torque of 129 Nm.
Upgrading a V-4 series rewinder to the new V-5 series can increase production speed and performance with easier set up and half the cost.
"We will race a V-4 cylinder superbike in the 2008 WSB and it will in all likelihood be a 75 V-4," says Mercanti.
On the side of the mug it reads, "I love the smell of jet fuel in-the morning." According to Coontz, the air department's V-4 divisional leading chief petty officer, the phrase is an attitude and lifestyle for fuel technicians.
The 18-year-old had hoped for an impressive race debut on the Shell Advance Honda V-4 machine.
Elsner Engineering Works, Hanover, PA, has introduced a special retrofit program that upgrades V-4 Series Rewinders to the new V-5 Series performance levels at nearly half the cost of a new machine.