Winner opposes more military funding for war in Ukraine and wants negotiations.
A critic of the European Union, NATO and funding the war in Ukraine has won Slovakia’s general election.
Robert Fico’s populist Smer-SD party got 23 percent of the vote – and the right to form the next government.
So, what’s behind this result in Ukraine’s neighbourhood?
Presenter: Emily Angwin
Alena Kudzko – Vice president for policy and programming at GLOBSEC, a public policy think-tank
Ben Aris – Founder and editor-in-chief of BNE IntelliNews and former Moscow bureau chief for the Daily Telegraph
Pavol Demes – Former foreign minister for Slovakia and adviser to the country’s first president after the breakup of Czechoslovakia