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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 Slovak households and the corporate sector […]

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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: results across Central and Eastern Europe

May 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Twelve European Union member states in Central and Eastern Europe voted in European Parliament elections between May 23 and May 25, with three more ho ...

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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 memb ...


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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 […]

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    Andrej Kiska elected as Slovakia’s president
    March 30, 2014, by The Slovak Spectator

    Andrej Kiska will be the president of Slovakia for the next five years. Kiska, who is the first-ever independent candidate with no political background whatsoever to win the presidential election, […]

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    Kiska becomes Slovakia’s president, preliminary results show
    March 30, 2014, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

    Andrej Kiska will be the president of Slovakia for the next five years, preliminary results published by the Statistics Office show. Kiska, who is the first-ever independent candidate with no […]