All posts tagged Slovakia

  • Slovakian PM Fico throws hat into presidential ring
    December 19, 2013, by The Slovak Spectator

    Putting an end to months of speculation, Prime Minister Robert Fico made his plans to run for president next year official during a public ceremony that doubled as a speech […]

  • Far-right leader Kotleba wins in Slovakia’s Banská Bystrica
    November 25, 2013, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    Voters in Banská Bystrica Region have elected Marian Kotleba, who has a history of racist statements and acts, to lead the self-governing region, known by Slovaks under the acronym VÚC. […]

  • Slovakia’s regional elections: Fico claims victory for Smer
    November 10, 2013, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    Three of the eight self-governing regions, known by Slovaks under the acronym VÚCs have elected their leaders in the first round of regional elections held on November 9: Incumbent Peter […]

  • Slovaks vote in regional elections
    November 9, 2013, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    Citizens in Slovakia’s eight self-governing regions, including foreigners with permanent residence in the country, are to elect their regional governors and members of the regional parliaments for the next four […]

  • Regional elections approaching in Slovakia
    October 1, 2013, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    Expect low turnout before and unusual political alliances after November’s regional elections, as Slovak citizens and foreigners with permanent residence take to the polls to elect regional governors and parliaments. […]

  • Dow­n a blind alley
    September 25, 2013, by Csaba Gaal

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is not the only one practising unorthodox economic policies: undermining the market economy is becoming a trend in Central Europe. Someone coming from the Western […]

  • Serbian Orthodox Church Patriarch opposes Belgrade Pride Parade
    September 24, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC) Patriarch Irinej said that “nowadays nothing is so endangered as matrimony and family which are being systematically destroyed especially by encouraging so-called Pride Parades”. The Pride […]

  • Slovakian PM Fico easily survives combative vote
    September 19, 2013, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    Claims that a major gas deal between the state and a financial group was masterminded by the latter led to an attempt to sack Slovakian prime minister Robert Fico for what […]