Ján Čarnogurský


Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic (1991–1992); Member, Board of Directors, Paneuropean University, Bratislava

Lawyer. Member of dissident movement in Czechoslovakia in communist time. After Velvet revolution - Deputy Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia, later Prime Minister of Slovakia, Member of Parliament of Slovakia, Chairman of the Cristian-Democratic party of Slovakia (KDH), Minister of justice of Slovakia. Publications: Seen from the Danube, Diaries 1994 – 2007; Yes and Not of Jan Carnogursky.


Attractive and Centrifugal Forces of the Visegrad Group
A few years ago in the international media the term Visegrad Group began to obtain a political significance. This surprised precisely those countries that belonged to this group. They waited long for
The OSCE Needs a Change
The West disregards the Eastern argument that the OSCE no longer serves its purpose, because it believes that the OSCE should serve the interests of the West.
The Tragicomic Problem of European Union
The influx of migrants from Africa and the Middle East in Europe has become a tragicomic problem of the European Union - tragic for migrants and comical for the European Union. The inability of
Slovak Prime Minister's Visit to Moscow
Prime Minister Fico's visit to Moscow will gain great approval in Slovakia, where the attitude towards Russia is quite positive, stemming from historical traditions. Even central media fully
The Withering of the European Idea
Such a vital issue as the creation of a European Union army is not even on the agenda. Europe has no money, the United States doesn’t need an army that could rival NATO, and the ruling European elite
Before and After: Presidential Elections in Slovakia and Ukraine
Ukraine is faced with the task of electing a new president. There cannot be two presidents in one country. If the current regime in Kiev lasts long enough, the position of the new Ukrainian president
Valdai Club Experts Believe the Morales Incident Shows EU's Dependence on the US
According to Valdai Club experts, the search of President Evo Morales’ plane at a Vienna airport was not so much a violation of international law as it was a breach of international norms. The
Russia Puts Too Much Stock in the West’s Opinion of It
If the Russians doubt that their societal organization, formed on the basis of historical processes in the old and new Russia, is an optimal one, foreign opponents will continue using every chance to
Visa-Free Regulations Between Russia and Europe: Technical or Political…
Creating better conditions for visa-free travel from one side to the other should be equal on both sides. That means if Russia creates better conditions for the visa-free travel of Europeans to Russia