Croat pilgrims remember historical exodus at Czech festival

July 19, 2015

Croat pilgrims on horse-drawn carts and wearing folk costumes reached today Mikulov within the festival of the nations of Podyji, an area along the Dyje/Thaya River on the Czech-Austrian border, in remembrance of the exodus of 200,000 Croats from their homeland 500 years ago.

Pavel Bělobrádek under fire after Sudeten gesture

July 19, 2015

Deputy prime minister and leader of the Christian Democrats Pavel
Bělobrádek has come under for a visit to Munich at the end of the week
during which he present a wreath in memory of the Sudeten Germans expelled

Russian tv broadcaster refuses to sell controversial documentary to Czech Television

July 18, 2015

Russian state television has refused to sell the rights to Czech and Slovak
television to screen a controversial documentary about the Warsaw Pact
invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, the Czech News Agency has reported.

Russia and Slovakia will sign an agreement for upgrade of Mi-17 helicopters

July 17, 2015

Russia and Slovakia may sign an agreement for upgrade of Mi-17 helicopters soon, TASS reports with reference to Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico. "I hope that the agreement for upgrade of Mi-17 helicopters carried out in Slovakia will be signed soon," Fico said.

'Slovakia Country Risk Report Q3 2015' now available at Fast Market Research

July 17, 2015

Core Views * Prime Minister Robert Fico's failed bid for the presidency in March 2014 is a sign of growing voter wariness of single-party rule and mainstream political parties, while recent corruption scandals have reinforced this trend.

Ukraine clashes raise militia question

July 15, 2015

Clashes over the weekend in south-western Ukraine between members of a far-right volunteer militia and local authorities have raised fears that violence is spreading beyond the conflict in Ukraine's east and could further destabilise the country's fragile political balance.

The story of an Orinda woman whose mother 'persevered'

July 16, 2015

The power of a mother's love for her soon-to-be-born child is the basis of the unbelievable but true story told in author Wendy Holden's new book, "Born Survivor" , and an Orinda woman is a central character.

Bratislava Inline Takes to Streets Again, Friday 17 July

July 16, 2015

Bratislava-inline skating is a summer event that takes place every Friday in the  evening during the summer holidays since 2004. It is organized cross city rides on roller skates (and bicycles) and the event is suitable for everyone regardless of age.

UK FCO: Overseas Business Risk- Slovakia

July 16, 2015

Information on key security and political risks which UK businesses may face when operating in Slovakia, published by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. General Overview As quoted by the official UKTI site, over 100 UK owned companies operate in Slovakia.

Greece Is Not Finland and Mississippi Is Not Massachusetts

July 13, 2015

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Greece is being given exactly two choices.


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