Grigorij Mesežnikov about transformation experience of Slovakia in the Ukrainian magazine
Ukrainian weekly Profiľ in its latest issue (1/2011) published an extensive interview with Grigorij Mesežnikov, dedicated to the current socio-political situation in Slovakia in the context of the overall process of democratization and reforms after the collapse of the communist regime.
In the answers to the questions of editor Varvara Žluktenko, IVO president pointed to the specifics of development of Slovakia in a transition to democracy, to the specific role of civil society actors, to the influence and importance of European integration. He explained the attitudes of the new Slovak government to the solution of the current problems of the European Union, stressed the unchanged priority of the Slovak foreign policy, based on encouraging the efforts of Ukraine to cooperate with the EU.
In recent weeks, Grigorij Mesežnikov also gave several short interviews for the Ukrainian news agency UNION. They were dedicated to the political development in Slovakia and to the responses to some of the trends in political development in Ukraine, reported in EU countries, including Slovakia.