A TV PROGRAMME IN ENGLISH COVERING THE MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS IN SLOVAKIA OVER THE PAST WEEK (VIDEO INCLUDED)

The week in Slovakia

Content of programme: Extremists disrupt Bratislava Gay Pride; Smer co-founder: Fico created slush funds; Slovakia seeks solace for world hockey debacle; Slovak radio scene of a new record

Content of programme:


Extremists disrupt Bratislava Gay Pride;
Smer co-founder: Fico created slush funds;
Slovakia seeks solace for world hockey debacle;
Slovak radio scene of a new record

Brought to you in cooperation with TV SME.

Slovakia’s first ever Gay Pride event was rumbled by skinheads and far-right extremists on Saturday. Several people were injured and 29 were arrested, while the marchers were forced to abandon their planned parade route through downtown Bratislava.

What goes around, comes around, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico has discovered. Months after accusing the opposition SDKU party of murky financing, the country’s leader now himself faces charges that he personally accepted millions of euros in undisclosed gifts in return for political favors.


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