country in Central Europe

Slovakia is a country in Central Europe. It is bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, Austria to the west, and the Czech Republic to the northwest.

Quotes about

  • Politicians in Poland, Slovakia, Austria and Serbia were equally out of tune with the liberal ethos of the EU. In a 2018 poll, just twenty-one per cent of Slovaks said they ‘belonged’ to the west. Most were reluctant to enforce tighter western sanctions on Russia and were fiercely anti-immigrant. The old ideological fault-line between east and west was re-emerging, while a gulf was also widening between rich north and poor south.
    • Simon Jenkins, A Short History of Europe: From Pericles to Putin (2018)

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