Stories about Slovakia from November, 2008
On Nov. 15, Slovak prime minister Robert Fico and his Hungarian counterpart, Ferenc Gyurcsány, met in the border town of Komárno, Slovakia, in an attempt to ease nationalist tensions that have escalated due to Nov. 1 football game violence in Dunajská Streda, Slovakia. Eva S. Balogh of Hungarian Spectrum has been blogging a lot recently about the Slovak-Hungarian relations, and here are some of the highlights.
The Czech Daily Word writes about the time when “Czechs and Slovaks got rid of the Communist regime” 19 years ago – and about those who “still vote for ‘the new communists’.”
Leopolis discusses the possible impact of “a McCain or Obama presidency” for Central Europe.