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Slovakia is united after the assassination attempt on Fico. It won’t last

16 May 2024

8:19 PM

16 May 2024

8:19 PM

Somewhat unfairly, Slovakia is often overlooked and ignored as a quiet and peaceful backwater in the often turbulent turmoil of east European geopolitics. The assassination attempt that almost ended the life of its controversial prime minister Robert Fico yesterday has changed all that. Fico was shot five times in the abdomen and arm.

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