Pro-Russian politician wins Slovakia’s parliamentary election
A party headed by a pro-Kremlin figure came out top after securing more votes than expected in an election in Slovakia, preliminary results show, in what will likely pose a challenge to NATO and EU unity on Ukraine.
According to preliminary results released by Slovakia’s Statistical Office at 6 a.m. local time, Robert Fico’s populist SMER party won 23.3% of the vote.
Progressive Slovakia (PS), a liberal and pro-Ukrainian party won 17%.
Fico, a two-time former prime minister, now has a chance to regain the job but must first seek...