Slovakia

10 May 2016
Slovak Border Police Shoot Migrant

Bullets fired after car refuses to stop at checkpoint, drawing ire of human rights activists. 

 

24 March 2016
Cameo Roles for Guns and Jewish Stars in Slovak Parliament Premium

Many parliamentarians concerned over election of ‘fascists’ and rising level of intolerance in the country.

 
9 March 2016
Slovakia: Dancing With the Devil Premium

Grim forebodings over the arrival of ultra-rightists in the Slovak parliament.

By Martin Ehl
 
7 March 2016
Life with Fico Premium

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico won parliamentary elections this past weekend, though he will have a tougher time than expected forming a stable coalition. How did he win again? From Respekt.

By Martin M. Simecka
 
7 March 2016
‘Neo-Nazis’ Win 14 Seats in Slovak Parliament Premium

Governing party of leftist anti-immigrant premier loses parliamentary majority as far-right makes surprisingly strong gains.

 
3 March 2016
Slovak Premier Set to Win Election Premium

Polls suggest Robert Fico will win the 5 March general election, but his party will lose its comfortable parliament majority.

 
14 December 2015
First Christian Refugees Arrive in Slovakia Premium

Like other eastern EU members, the country has resisted taking in more than a handful of migrants from Syria and Iraq.

 
3 December 2015
Slovakia Sues Over EU’s Migrant Quotas Premium
Premier of Hungary, which is also planning a legal challenge, says EU to announce ‘secret agreement’ to resettle up to 500,000 Syrian refugees from Turkey.
 
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1 December 2015
Slovakia Gun Shop Link to Paris Attacks Probed Premium
Until recently, anyone over 18 could buy deactivated guns in Slovakia, no license required.
 
30 November 2015
Baltic Gas Pipeline Under Fire Premium
Poland, Slovakia among those working to block new Nord Stream pipeline corridor between Russia and Germany.
 

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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

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