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Protests against Slovenian government

By Markus Salzmann, December 10, 2012

On December 3, tens of thousands took to the streets in Slovenia to demonstrate against the austerity measures of Prime Minister Janez Janša’s right-wing government.

Protest against austerity measures in Slovenia

By Markus Salzmann, November 27, 2012

On November 17, 30,000 people protested in the Slovenian capital against austerity policies.

Slovenia: Government and opposition join ranks to impose austerity

By Markus Salzmann, September 29, 2012

Slovenia’s conservative government is working closely with the opposition Social Democrats and the trade unions to impose another austerity package.

Slovenia threatened with national bankruptcy

By Markus Salzmann, September 10, 2012

Although the country’s total debt is relatively low at 47 percent of GDP, the crisis gripping Slovenia’s three largest banks threatens to drag the country into the abyss.

Banking crisis intensifies in Slovenia

By Markus Salzmann, August 6, 2012

Slovenia is among the Eastern European countries hardest hit by the financial crisis.

New austerity package in Slovenia

By Markus Salzmann, July 6, 2012

With Slovenian banks heavily in debt, the right-wing government of Prime Minister Janez Jansa is acceding to demands for tougher austerity measures.

Slovenian election brings businessman to power, more cuts promised

By Markus Salzmann, December 10, 2011

The Positive Slovenia party won the early parliamentary election held in the Adriatic nation last Sunday with 29 percent of the vote.

Slovenian government ousted by vote of no confidence

By Markus Salzmann, September 24, 2011

After months of continual parliamentary crisis, the Slovenian minority government led by Premier Borut Pahor was ousted from office following a vote of no confidence on Tuesday.

Slovenia government on verge of collapse

By Markus Salzmann, August 24, 2011

The Slovenian government led by Premier Borut Pahor faces collapse following unpopular austerity measures and allegations of corruption.

Twenty years after the dissolution of Yugoslavia: Slovenia’s government in crisis

By Markus Salzmann, June 27, 2011

Slovenia’s conservative opposition parties are poised to oust the current government, in order to subject the country to the social devastation demanded by the EU and IMF.

Deepening economic crisis in eastern Europe

By Markus Salzmann, November 27, 2009

Recent reports indicate that the economies of many central and eastern European states are headed for new shocks.