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Is Robert Fico on better personal terms with Viktor Orbán than other Slovak political leaders are?

Besides seeing the war in Ukraine in the same way [i.e. the West's fault and not wanting to support Ukraine with arms], what else unites Robert Fico and Viktor Orbán? Are the two on better personal ...
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What was Fico's party/government (stated) motivation for introducing a (seemingly unique at EU level) document for illegal migrants?

According to DW's (possibly biased-- they don't seem to like Fico) summary: Many people from the Middle East come to Slovakia in the hope of getting a universal document that will allow them to stay ...
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What makes Slovakia's prosecutor general "pro-Russian"?

According to AP: Fico himself faced criminal charges last year for creating a criminal group and misuse of power, but Slovakia’s pro-Russian prosecutor general stepped in and threw out the indictment....
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Has Poland also ever tried to demand reparations from Slovakia?

Poland is demanding reparations from Germany and it even would like to demand reparations from Russia. Both countries have invaded Poland in 1939, but Germany and Russia (USSR) were not the only ...
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Slovakia has been the first state to have not affirmed joining NATO of Sweden and Finland with magnitudinal majority — why?

There is still a chance (a substantial probability) that Turkey or Hungary would not even affirm it by supermajority or any majority at all given their pro-Russia stances, but so far, all other ...
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What is the deal with national birds across European countries?

Yesterday congress of Czech second-biggest political party ODS took place. On one of the vice-chairman positions were elected Alexandr Vondra. In his candidate speech, he mentioned that from all ...
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What are the exact powers of Slovakian presidency?

According to Time: Liberal candidate Zuzana Caputova won Slovakia’s presidential election on Saturday, becoming the central European country’s first ever female president. The same article ...
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Why did Slovak PM use a pile of cash when he announced the reward for catching Jan Kuciak's murder(s)?

According to this article, Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico offered a reward of 1 million euros for catching Jan Kuciak's murder(s): The government of Slovakia announced the reward Monday in a ...