Slovakia

2 October 2018
More Details Emerge About Alleged Killers of Slovak Journalist Premium
The price tag was apparently 70,000 euros, but who ordered the hit and why remains unclear.
 
27 September 2018
Slovak Police Swoop on Kuciak Slaying Suspects Premium
The journalist’s professional-style murder rocked the country and almost took down the populist government.
 
21 September 2018
Slovak Priest Sparks Debate With Controversial Views on Marriage Premium

Calling celibacy a ‘festering wound,’ Catholic priest argues that it should be voluntary.

 
7 September 2018
Slovenian Extremist Arrested After Armed March Premium

Nationalist paramilitaries are also on the rise in the Czech Republic, spy agency claims.

 
21 August 2018
A Low-key Czech and Slovak Commemoration of 1968 Soviet Invasion Premium

Many Russians still believe the massive show of force was justified in order to stave off a NATO incursion.

 
24 July 2018
Russian Night Wolves Settle Down in Slovakia

Slovaks are asking how a Russian biker club close to Vladimir Putin was able to open a branch in their country in a compound shared with a paramilitary group.

 
24 July 2018
Green Light for Putin? Premium

U.S. President Donald Trump's siding with Russia at the Helsinki summit could spell bad news for Central Europe and the Balkans, where Moscow's influence is already conspicuous.

By Martin Ehl
 
16 July 2018
Visegrad Countries Put Up United Front Against Illegal Migrants Premium

Slovakia has been the only V4 country to express willingness to take in up to 1,200 migrants, but only with the government’s consent.

 
21 June 2018
Slovak Farmers Demand End to Subsidy Fraud Premium

Protest against lack of transparency in agricultural sector is inspired by the work of a slain journalist.

 
31 May 2018
The Ties That Bind? Premium

The shifting sands in Washington’s relationship with Russia and the EU are calling for Central Europe to reevaluate its partnership with the U.S., too.

By Martin Ehl
 

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