Russia may have launched an intelligence operation against neighboring Hungary
The services allegedly have accurate information about who, when and where they accepted money from Russia to rig the election.
Robert Kaliak, a member of Samir’s leadership, said the party had never accepted it “external money”And the statement “incredible mess” invited him.
Smer is currently leading opinion polls with his demand to stop arms shipments to Ukraine.
Slovakia expelled Russian diplomats last year for paying Slovak citizens to spy for Russia. Slovakia is ruled by a technocratic government in the wake of a dispute over EU funding, and snap elections are scheduled for September 30.
After Samir’s victory, Slovakia’s foreign policy may change dramatically. Samir’s government supported EU sanctions against Russia in 2014, although Prime Minister Robert Fico called them “useless” that same year. In addition, after a meeting with Putin in 2016, he asked for their termination.
To compare NATO soldiers to the Nazi army and blame the US for the Russian invasion, Fico’s party is under pressure to be expelled from the Party of European Socialists.
According to a recent survey, 34% of Slovaks, more than double the 19% of Hungarians, believe that “the West has provoked Russia” to foment the conflict. Only 4% of Poles agree with this statement.
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