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November 11, 2014, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

Numerous events are planned in the Czech Republic to celebrate 25 years since the Velvet Revolution. Some 16 civic groups and organisations are joining together to present concerts, films, discussions […]

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Slovakia: November 17 1989 hailed in art, culture

November 11, 2014, by The Slovak Spectator

November 17 is a vital date in Slovak history, as on this day in 1989, the fall of communism started and the “long and winding road” to a democrat ...

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Slovakia faces gas supplies halved

October 3, 2014, by Beata Balogova and Jana Liptokova of The Slovak Spectator

A fifty per cent drop in Russian natural gas deliveries on October 1 put the Slovakian government on alert with Prime Minister Robert Fico comforting ...

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At UN, Central and Eastern European leaders warn against ‘new status quo’ of instability

September 25, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Slovakia’s president Andrej Kiska has warned world leaders against “a new status quo” where instability, poverty, violence and hatred are ...


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    European elections 2014: Slovakia – apathy wins?
    May 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In the 2009 European Parliament elections, Slovakia – then in its fifth year as an EU member – set a record for low turnout in an election of members of […]

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    Slovakia: Reverse gas flow deal still unsigned
    April 17, 2014, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    The Slovak government says it is ready to help Ukraine with natural gas supplies, but an agreement between the two parties remains on hold as officials seek solutions that will […]

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    Slovakia: Smer ponders post–election direction
    April 3, 2014, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    Heads may roll in Slovakian prime minister Robert Fico’s cabinet in the wake of his presidential election loss to philanthropist Andrej Kiska. While culture minister Marek Maďarič, who managed Fico’s […]

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    Fico’s presidential Waterloo
    March 30, 2014, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    Slovakian prime minister Robert Fico will have to swallow a bitter political pill in the next few days after he saw his presidential dream vanquished by a man he had […]