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A left-wing take on the attempted murder of the Slovak PM

Saturday, May 18th, 2024

A leftist columnist warns that hate speech may easily transmute into violence. READ MORE

First reactions to the shooting of Slovakia’s Prime Minister

Friday, May 17th, 2024

Commentators warn against extreme partisanship and call on citizens in Slovakia and elsewhere to see what they have in common rather than what divides them. READ MORE

Fico wins elections in Slovakia but needs allies

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023

Commentators recall the ‘anti-Hungarian’ measures of the winner during his first term as prime minister, while a pro-government columnist welcomes Mr Fico’s stance against arms deliveries to Ukraine. READ MORE

PM Orbán’s ally braces for victory in Slovakia

Wednesday, July 19th, 2023

If former Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico wins the elections in September, commentators suggest that a new populist axis will emerge in Central Europe. READ MORE

George Soros accused of standing behind Slovak protests

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Two Slovakian/Hungarian authors criticise PM Orbán for agreeing with his beleaguered Slovak counterpart who suspects George Soros behind the protest movement which has built up since the killing  of a investigative journalist in Slovakia. A Transylvanian author thinks whatever his sins, Mr Fico is an important ally for Hungary against mass immigration. READ MORE

Hungarian parties lose ground in Slovakia

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Hungarian newspapers try to make sense of the chaotic political situation after the elections in Slovakia, and ponder what it means for relations between the two countries. READ MORE

Orbán’s left-wing followers

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

A young conservative blogger has noticed that left-wing leaders in neighbouring countries tend to emulate PM Viktor Orbán’s “unorthodox” economic policies. READ MORE