Heads of state
In the early years of the transition from communism, the erstwhile one-party states of eastern Europe would put Michnik's dictum to the test. In 1991, a former Czech dissident and lawyer, Hana Marvanova, was working on new regulations designed to remake her country's national broadcaster in the image of the BBC.
Ljubljana – Marta Kos, vice-president of the Freedom Movement, has officially announced her bid for the presidency of the republic. She will run as her party’s candidate, while the other two coalition parties said following her announcement on Tuesday that they would likely run with candidates of their own.