Slovakia’s ruling party wins regional elections but support shrinks after journalist’s murder

FILE PHOTO: People attend a protest rally in reaction to the murder of Slovak investigative reporter Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova, in Bratislava, Slovakia April 5, 2018. REUTERS/Radovan Stoklasa/File Photo

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – Slovakia’s ruling Smer party won regional elections this weekend but saw support shrink in the wake of the killing of an investigative journalist that prompted mass protests and led long-serving prime minister Robert Fico to resign in March. The leftist Smer party won mayorships in 592 of Slovakia’s 2,919 towns and cities, […]

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