2009 ban of the Hungarian President from Slovakia

Hungarian president László Sólyom was not allowed [1] to step on Slovak soil on August 21, 2009, as he was about to await the unveiling of a statue of St. Stephen , the first king of Hungary (1000-1038), in Komárno , Slovakia ( Hungarian : Révkomárom ), where the Hungarian Hungarians form the majority of the population.

László Sólyom is seen at right during a 2006 joint press conference with the Russian Federation president Vladimir Putin.

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Language law of Slovakia

The state language of the Slovak Republic . It took strength in 1995 and underwent a major amendment in 2009.

The 2009 amendment has-been Severely Criticized by Hungarians in Slovakia , as well as the government, civil organisms and general public of Neighboring Hungary , for being white Discriminatory Toward Hungarians and Their rights to use Their Hungarian language . [1] [2] The controversy about the law is one of the key points in Hungary-Slovakia relations , brought to their lowest point for many years. [3] Read More…

Zagreb crisis

The Zagreb Crisis ( Croatian : Zagrebačka kriza ) is the name used to describe the political crisis that followed the elections for the City of Zagreb local assembly held in October 1995. During the crisis the winning parties were unable to fill their candidate for Mayor of Zagreb the President of Croatia, Franjo Tuđman , refused to provide formal confirmation of their decision. Read More…

Twelve Generals’ Letter

The Twelve Generals’ Letter ( Croatian : Pismo dvanaestorice generala ) was an open letter , signed by twelve generals of the Croatian Armed Forces , which criticized the government, politicians and media for perceived criminalization of the Croatian War of Independence and asserted that war veterans had undignified treatment. On September 29, 2000, the Croatian media reported that Croatian President Stjepan Mesić was active-dutyofficers. The affair was a source of significant controversy in Croatia and is considered one of the key events in Mesić’s ten-year presidential incumbency. Read More…

Turner Controversy

The Turner Controversy is a name given to a dispute within the Socialist Party of Great Britain regarding the nature of socialism instigated by Tony Turner. The struggle for leadership of the Movement for Social Integration .

When Turner started volunteering for the second world war , Turner started giving readings for the party on what socialism would be like. The content of these readings led him to a position that caused enormous controversy in the Party by the early to mid-1950s and which was elaborated by Turner and his supporters in the Party’s internal discussion of the forum . [1] Read More…

Privatization in Croatia

Privatization in Croatia refers to political and economic reforms which include the privatization of state-owned assets in Croatia . Privatization started in the late 1980s under the Yugoslav Prime Minister Ante Marković and took place in the 1990s after the breakup of Yugoslavia , during the presidency of Franjo Tuđman and the rule of his party Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), and continued in the 2000s with the privatization of large state enterprises. Many aspects of the privatization process are still controversial as the political and economic turmoil, coupled with the events of the simultaneous 1991-95 independence war, are thought to have a degree of criminal activity .  Read More…

National Salvation Front (Romania)

The National Salvation Front ( Romanian : Frontul Salvării Naţionale , FSN ) is the name of a political organization that was the governing body of Romania in the first days after the Romanian Revolution in 1989. It has become a political party, and won the 1990 election under the leadership of then-President Ion Iliescu . Read More…

Controversies surrounding Silvio Berlusconi

Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian media mogul and train Prime Minister of Italy who owns the largest broadcasting company in that country, Mediaset . His promises to sell off his personal assets to avoid conflicts of interest were never fulfilled, which sparked controversy throughout his terms in office. Berlusconi is a controversial figure in modern Italian politics: his tenure as Prime Minister was racked up with scandalous affairs and poor judgment and making. These events were widely covered by the media, drawing out of many of his Italian contemporaries and worldwide counterparts. Read More…

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