When Premier Vladimír Mečiar, arriving to take over most presidential powers on March 2, got out of his BMW in front of the Presidential palace and waved to a crowd that was loudly booing him, he was already planning something the crowd could hardly imagine.
"One cannot really rule out that a crisis will start today," outgoing President Michal Kováč's spokesman, Vladimír Štefko, said on March 2.
Vol. 4 No. 5, Mar. 12-25, 1998
28. Feb 2000 at 0:00 | Daniel Borský