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Fulbright’s program was created 75 years ago, giving Slovakia several important personalities

BRATISLAVA, July 30 – The Fulbright Program is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. Sixty Nobel Prize winners, 89 Pulitzer Prize winners, 39 heads of state and prime ministers, or 16 Medal of Liberty laureates by U.S. Presidents. They are all graduates of the Fulbright Program, one of the most prestigious and largest international educational ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Bratislava, Slovakia

Large Ongoing Protests in Bratislava Location: Bratislava, Slovakia Event: About 3,000 demonstrators are currently blocking streets and major throughfares around central Bratislava in an unannounced protest against Covid-19 restrictions.  While the demonstrations are currently peaceful and are directed at the government of Slovakia, there is potential for impact on the community.  Slovak police are present and are ...
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Pride Statement

Bratislava, July 24 – As international friends and partners of Slovakia, we are united in reaffirming that all persons, irrespective of sexual orientation or gender identity, should fully be able to enjoy their human rights and fundamental freedoms. Together we celebrate Bratislava Pride on 24 July and Kosice Pride on 21 August, along with other ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Bratislava, Slovakia (July 24, 2021)

Subject: Large Protest in Bratislava on July 24 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia Date and Time: Saturday, July 24 from 3pm to 8pm Event: A large protest organized by the National March for Life and a pro-life event is scheduled tomorrow.  The protest has been taking place in Slovakia since 2013. The event may also attract counter protesters and other ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Bratislava, Slovakia (July 23, 2021)

Location: Bratislava, Slovakia Event: An angry crowd of several hundred people has formed outside the Parliament, protesting against government measures related to Covid, and demanding the government step down. The atmosphere is hostile with protesters throwing eggs and ketchup at the heavily armed police. According to press reports tear gas has been used and at least one ...
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