The Day Slovakia Was Born | An Eyewitness Remembers

An American with Slovak roots shares his memories of the day when Slovakia was born. The air was frigid on Bratislava’s Námestie SNP as the calendar flipped from 1992 to 1993, and the pyrotechnics were underwhelming. But then, as the clock struck 12:01 am, hundreds of Slovaks spontaneously joined in singing their new republic’s national […]
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Rick Zednik
Rick Zednik, a Slovak-American dual citizen, was a co-founder of The Slovak Spectator. He is the former CEO of Euractiv an independent pan-European media network in Brussels, and author of A Country Lost and Found, from which this article is excerpted.

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