Parliament yesterday approved a new state holiday, the Fight for Freedom and Democracy Day on November 17, in memory of the fall of communism in 1989; the day gives Slovakia 15 annual state holidays, one of the highest of any European country.
Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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26. Oct 2001 at 11:24