Denys Shmyhal and Robert Fico charted priority directions in their first conversation since Fico took office, focusing on key areas such as rebuilding, energy ties, and border crossings.
The organizers of the Polish trucker strike at the Ukrainian border have close ties to Russia. They supported Russia's occupation of Crimea, and some voted against condemning Russian war crimes.
Following a blockade by Slovak carriers, a Ukrainian-Slovak border checkpoint has resumed its scheduled truck crossings, with customs services reporting normal operations.
Slovakia's parliament approved Prime Minister Robert Fico's newly formed government along with its policy agenda, including a pledge to stop state military assistance to Ukraine.
EU ambassador to Ukraine: “Working for a month in Ukraine feels like working for six months in another country”
Katarina Maternova, the newly appointed EU ambassador to Ukraine, highlighted that "Ukraine's made great changes since the start of the full-scale war."
The Slovak carriers union sent a letter to the Slovak Ministry of Transport to discuss the "same issue that Polish carriers have."
Slovak Defence Minister Kalinak tells NATO's Stoltenberg about Slovakia terminating Ukraine's military aid, with a stated focus on humanitarian and civilian support initiatives.
Slovakia’s new government rejected a previously drafted military aid plan for Ukraine after a pledge of Prime Minister…
Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico, opposing military aid to Ukraine, assures no interference with private defense exports for Kyiv.
Despite his pro-Russian rhetoric, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico says he will support ‘brutal financial aid’ to Ukraine…
Russo-Ukrainian war, day 611: Hungary, Slovakia oppose EU aid package for Ukraine as Germany steps up support
As Germany stepped up critical military support for Ukraine with naval drones and air defense systems, Hungary and Slovakia pushed back against the EU's proposed $52 billion allocation to Ukraine. Ukrainian forces meanwhile beat back Russian offensives near Andriivka and Verbove, retaining control of those areas.
Hungarian PM Orban and Slovakian PM Fico refused to allocate aid for Ukraine, arguing that 'EU support is not working' and citing 'concerns about corruption.'
Bratislava will stop supplying Ukraine with weapons, limiting its support for its neighbor to “humanitarian and civilian aid,”…
Robert Fico, the leader of the SMER party, has become Slovakia's new prime minister.
The Slovak parties Smer-SD, Hlas, and the Slovak National Party signed a coalition agreement, while the anti-Ukrainian Smer-SD leader Robert Fico aims to accelerate the formation of a new government.
Russo-Ukrainian war, day 590: Russia is relocating its Black Sea Fleet away from Crimea due to Ukrainian strikes
As Russia moves its Black Sea Fleet away from Crimea, Ukrainian forces claim minor gains near Bakhmut and Zaporizhzhia.
After Robert Fico's party, which opposes military aid for Ukraine, won recent elections, Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová paused such aid, citing the need to respect the victorious party's position.
It is too early to worry about the implications of the victory of Slovakia's pro-Kremlin politician Robert Fico on western aid to Ukraine, says Slovakian writer Mesik