NEWS BRIEFS

Dzurinda: May 8th a victory over evil

VICTORY in Europe Day, which commemorates the 61st anniversary of the end of WWII, marks "humanity's victory over an evil that had no precedent in human history", Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda said in an official statement.

"On this day, we remember the victims of fascism and give thanks to those who sacrificed their lives in the fight for freedom and peace," he said.

Dzurinda also pointed out that while some societies began building a free and prosperous Europe after WWII, others soon found themselves enclosed in a "cage of fear" behind the Iron Curtain and had to wait decades before finally attaining democracy.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Are Slovaks willing to vote in the EP elections?

The turnout was among the lowest in the EU in recent years.

European Parliament, illustrative stock photo

Bratislava will host the first technology festival

Apart from technology novelties, visitors will find the biggest game zone on the Danube embankment.

Six people involved in the surveillance of journalists, Kočner paid thousands

People who followed journalists for Kočner are trying to rid themselves of guilt.

Peter Tóth