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Inside Europe: The appeal of populism in Slovakia

Julian Berner
August 18, 2017

In Slovakia, the ruling populist Smer party continues to be popular among voters. But the neofascist Kotleba party is gaining ground. This is despite efforts by Smer and another nationalist party to steal its anti-immigration agenda. Critics say Prime Minister Robert Fico is re-defining the word populism by trying to appeal to the nationalist electorate. Julian Berner reports from Bratislava.