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· July, 2009

Stories about Slovakia from July, 2009

Europe: “When East Becomes West”

Raf Uzar is wondering whether “the definition of Western Europe [is] the same now as it was in 1945.”

Russia: Retreat of the Cold Warriors

Gerhard Mangott discusses [GER] the recent letter by Central and East European leaders, warning the US of the consequences of a withdrawal from the region.

Czech Republic-Slovakia: Fraternal friction in Euroland

Czechmatediary comments on a New York Times article reporting how Slovakia benefits from the introduction of Euro, whereas the Czech Republic seems to lag behind without the EU-currency.

Czech Republic: A story of engineerial ingenuity

The Reference Frame examines the biography of ingenious Czech inventor and engineer Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), and discusses his role for the development of science and industry.

Slovakia: Sts Cyril and Methodius Day

The Foreigner's Guide to Living in Slovakia writes about Sts Cyril and Methodius Day in Slovakia.

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