The Slovak Republic is a microcosm of the political and economic transformations occurring in Central and Eastern Europe following the 1989 collapse of the Soviet Union.' Although the change of political systems in the region occurred quite rapidly, it is clear that democratic states are not born overnight.
Haight, Geri L.
"Unfulfilled Obligations: The Situation Of The Ethnic Hungarian Minority In The Slovak Republic,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 4
, Article 3.
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