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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 […]

Slovakia on alert over neighbouring Ukraine

February 20, 2014, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

Slovakian foreign minister Miroslav Lajčák and other EU foreign ministers were meeting to impose sanctions on people who are, in their words, respon ...

Neo–nazi attacks shock Slovakia

January 31, 2014, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

Shocking video images of youths with shaved heads brutally beating a man in front of a bar in Nitra have shocked much of Slovakia. Perhaps at least as ...

Pro-Nazi book pulled from Slovak booksellers’ shelves

August 9, 2013, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

In a move stirring lively debate on the limits of free speech, online and storefront booksellers have pulled a book glorifying Hitler from their shelv ...

  • ECHR rejects challenges to Slovakia’s citizenship law
    June 21, 2013, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

    Over the past three years, Slovakia and Hungary have not been able to resolve a dispute over citizenship rights that, along with other issues, has been causing political as well as […]

  • Survey in Slovakia reveals ignorance of Holocaust
    March 19, 2013, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

    The Holocaust and the responsibility of the wartime Slovak state for its participation in the Nazi-controlled extermination of Jews remains a part of their history that the Slovak public knows […]

  • Slovakia: Adoptions furore continues
    October 1, 2012, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

    Multiple cases of Slovak children taken into foster care by social services in the UK initially provoked negative reactions among Slovaks towards the British authorities. But as more details have […]