Slovakia

16 April 2018
‘Slovakia Has To Be a Country Where Corruption, Not Courage, Is Punished’

Tens of thousands of protesters ask for resignation of police and judiciary officials, riled by still-unsolved murder of investigative journalist.

 
11 April 2018
Czech, Hungarian Leaders Continue Efforts to Portray Press as Enemy
Despite murdered journalist, verbal attacks on media continue in Central Europe. From the International Press Institute.
By Benjamin Cunningham
 
19 March 2018
The Cowards in the Backseat Premium

The shadowy figures looming over political life in Romania and Poland offer cautionary tales for Slovakia.

By Martin Ehl
 

12 March 2018
Slovakia’s Powerful Interior Minister Bows Out Premium

Political heads continue to roll amid the turmoil sweeping Slovakia in the wake of a journalist’s murder.

 
2 March 2018
Murder in Slovakia Premium

Still hard to fathom at the moment, the ramifications of Jan Kuciak’s murder could usher in an era of political change.

By Martin Ehl
 
28 February 2018
New Details Emerge in the Case of Murdered Slovak Journalist

Jan Kuciak had been investigating links between Slovak politicians and the Italian mafia organization ‘Ndrangheta.

 
26 February 2018
Slovakia Stunned by Journalist’s Killing Premium

Reporter had investigated reputed crime bosses and their links to the ruling populist party.

 
7 February 2018
Slovak Astrobiologist Off to Mars (Kind Of) Premium
Young scientist becomes one of a chosen few for a NASA-funded mission to explore what life might be like on the Red Planet.
 
30 January 2018
Media Predators Premium

Those willing and able to emulate the most despicable enemies of a free press are a dime a dozen.

By Peter Gross
 
29 January 2018
Lessons Not Learned Premium

The Czech Republic could have prevented another populist victory by taking a closer look at neighboring Slovakia’s recent history.

By Martin Ehl
 

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