Slovakia’s Reformists Face an Uncertain Future

Slovakia’s Reformists Face an Uncertain Future
Then-Prime Minister Igor Matovic announces the resignation of Health Minister Marek Krajci, left, in Bratislava, Slovakia, March 11, 2021 (TASR photo by Pavel Neubauer via AP).

A display of hubris by Slovakian Prime Minister Igor Matovic over a controversial Russian coronavirus vaccine has cost him his job and shaken a reformist government in which many Slovaks had invested so much hope. On April 1, Matovic resigned, just over a year after coming to power following an election victory billed as a political earthquake. He has stayed on as finance minister in a government now led by Eduard Heger, of Matovic’s Ordinary People and Independent Personalities party, in a neat job-swap that saved the four-party ruling coalition. Matovic’s government had embarked upon tough judicial reforms and sought […]

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