23AUG 2016
Slovakia VS Slovenia

Slovakia VS Slovenia

Following an incredible performance against Russia, T.J. Oshie and Team USA finish the group round against Slovenia on Sunday. Photo: Reuters After an emotional 3-2 shootout win over host-nation Russia, the U.S. men’s hockey team now turns its attention to Slovenia for the team’s final group stage game. Originally, Slovenia was considered to be the easiest group opponent for…

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20AUG 2016
Slovenia, Slovakia

Slovenia, Slovakia

These two countries have been mixed up since their independence. Slovakia was a part of Czechoslovakia and gained indendence in 1993 when splitting from Czech Republic after democratic elections. Slovenia has declared independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. Both countries are members of European Union since May 2004. Slovakia Official name: Slovak Republic (in native language:…

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17AUG 2016
Slovakia, Russia

Slovakia, Russia

Oleg Kuzmin, left, slips the ball past Montenegro’s goalkeeper Milan Mijatovic to put Russia ahead. Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters Russia confirmed their place at Euro 2016 with a 2-0 win over Montenegro in Moscow to finish second in Group G behind Austria which means third-placed Sweden will have to qualify through the play-offs despite beating Moldova 2-0 in their final…

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14AUG 2016
Slovakian Republic

Slovakian Republic

The only thing I know about Slovakia is what I learned first-hand from your foreign minister, who came to Texas. - Then governor George W. Bush replying to a Slovak journalist. Bush met the leader of Slovenia, not Slovakia. Source: Knight Ridder News Service, June 22, 1. If Slovakia and geography in Central Europe in general seem to confuse you, you re not alone. As the quote…

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11AUG 2016
Calling Slovakia

Calling Slovakia

By Grace Baker For the past two summers, I have had the privilege of traveling to Slovakia to work alongside Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Shane and Dianne McNary. I went for my first summer with my youth group at Vestavia Hills Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., when I had recently graduated high school. And for the second time, I traveled this past summer…

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08AUG 2016
Slovakia League

Slovakia League

Do you have any small fans of new technologies at home? Have your students already peeked into the secrets of source code and programming? Do your small handymen like to find out how things work? If by any chance you find yourself in Košice on Friday, February 12, do visit with us at the Kunsthalle in Košice . The FIRST LEGO League Central European South-East Semifinal 2015/2016…

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05AUG 2016
Map of Bratislava Slovakia

Map of Bratislava Slovakia

The centre of Bratislava is also called the Old Town (41, 953 inhabitants). The Old Town includes the historic centre and adjoining neighbourhoods that used to be the centre s immediate outskirts in the Middle Ages. St. Michael s Tower is one of essential symbols of Bratislava. Only the gate on St. Michael s Tower has been preserved out of the original four gates that were…

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30JUL 2016
A place in Slovakia

A place in Slovakia

Basil Fawlty would be proud. This couple traded in their Essex home to turn a dilapidated Slovak castle into a chi-chi hotel. But they hadn t reckoned on the local mafia, corrupt officials, and murderous neighbours. Ann and David Darrell were on a short break to recharge their severely depleted batteries when they happened to find themselves in a quaint family-run hotel in…

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