Slovakia

20 July 2017
Slovakia Bites Back at Double-Standard Foods Premium
European Commission indicates a change of tack on an issue that has Central and Eastern European countries seeing red.
 
4 July 2017
Slovak Far-Right Party Doesn’t Know its Geography Premium

Facebook users mocked a People's Party Our Slovakia photo located on the wrong Tatra peak. 

 
30 June 2017
Slovak Europeans Premium

A strongly pro-European nation, Slovakia is asking for treatment on par with its Western neighbors, and willing to pay its dues. 

By Martin Ehl
 
21 June 2017
Slovak VW Workers Strike for Higher Pay Premium

Falling unemployment, continued recovery from financial crisis helping push up wages across Central Europe.

 
13 June 2017
EU Will Take Legal Action against Central Europe States

Brussels will assume a hard line against Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic over their refusal to accept refugees according to previously agreed quotas. 

 
2 June 2017
Slovak Prosecutors Now Have Free Hand to Pursue Meciar-Era Crimes Premium

Constitutional Court upholds amendment passed earlier this year that abolished amnesties granted almost 20 years ago during the rule of the former prime minister.

 
26 May 2017
Taking Their Chances Premium

A newly formed Slovak movement is challenging a neo-Nazi stronghold in central Slovakia. 

By Martin Ehl
 
11 May 2017
Bringing Home the Bacon

Young Slovaks seem to have higher work standards than previous generations, and not everybody is happy about that. From Global Voices. 

By Tibor Blazko
 
31 March 2017
Probe into Abduction of Former Slovak President’s Son Might Reopen Premium

Parliamentary attempts to overturn controversial amnesty could lead to solving the case of Michal Kovac Jr.’s kidnapping. 

 
29 March 2017
The East’s Fear Explained to the West Premium

It’s far too easy to just blame the phobia of migrants on racism and xenophobia. 

By Martin Ehl
 

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