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EBRD rates reforms in Slovakia

THE EUROPEAN Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) published a chart evaluating the quality of reforms in 27 postcommunist countries, including Slovakia. Slovak daily SME reported on November 19 that the bank awarded points in nine categories, including privatisation, price liberalization, and foreign currency policies in individual states. Slovakia scored 30 points, ranking last among the Visegrad 4 group of central European countries. Among V4 states, Hungary scored 34 points, the Czech Republic received 32, and Poland received 31. Post-Soviet Turkmenistan ranked the last of all states with 12 points.

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Messerschmidt created most of his character heads in Pressburg

Bratislava will name a square after the prominent artist

A replica of one head from the series Character Heads by F. X. Messerschmidt; ownership of the Slovak National Gallery

Christmas Bazaar returns to the Old Market hall

One of the events which presents diplomatic communities residing in Slovakia to the wider public is the already traditional Christmas Bazaar, which focuses on gastronomy and charity.

Christmas Bazaar 2016

Blog: The wanderer returns home

The places you visit, people you befriend, experiences that leave their mark, they all become a part of you.

Go east for real morality, Jean-Marc Barr says Photo

The French American actor/director, who plays in a Slovak co-production film, said during a recent visit to Bratislava that eastern Europe, and other eastern countries still have what America has already and what…

Jean-Marc Barr during IFF Bratislava 2017