Real estate developer CTP has entered the Bulgarian market with plans to reach 100,000 square meters of leased space by the end of 2021. Bulgaria is CTP's seventh market in the Central European region (alongside the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Romania, and Poland) extending the company's geographical footprint from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea, reports Emerging Europe.
Maslen's parents, both 30 years old, were among 64 people killed by Nazi soldiers on a freezing Sunday morning in January 1945, a warning to others of the fate that awaited them should they be brave enough to aid the anti-fascist partisans of the Slovak National Uprising.
The youngest victim was 14 months old, a boy shot dead in the arms of his 11-year-old sister.
A new coalition of Slovak progressive parties have swept to victory in elections for the European Parliament, defeating both the ruling SMER-SD party and an active campaign from the far-right.
The PS/SPOLU coalition of pro-EU parties won 20.11 per cent of the vote, winning four of Slovakia's 13 seats.
Some days Adrian Lachata ponders how life would have turned out if he had never left Svidnik.
The 32-year-old engineer would not have graduated from the most prestigious technical faculty in the Czech Republic, where he has lived for the past 11 years since moving from the industrial town in Slovakia's northeast where he grew up.
On an unusually brisk afternoon in May, European flags fluttered alongside anti-fascist banners in Bratislava's old town on the banks of the Danube.
Demonstrators were protesting a meeting of European far-right parties in the Slovak capital ahead of this month's EU elections.
"Freedom is more than a nation," one placard read. "Fascists, entry forbidden," said another.