United Press International
I worked for the doomed but noble wire service in 1993 and early '94, mostly covering the country of Slovakia take its first doddering steps as an independent democracy. It took me 10 years to find what few clips I've scraped together below; I'll be adding more as I find them. For extreme Slavophiles only.
Poland Scoffs at NATO's Offer
'We've Gone From Chamberlain's Umbrella to President Clinton's Saxophone,' Walesa Aide Says
UPI - January 12, 1994
Slovak President Names New Coaltion
Kovac Takes Upper Hand in Showdown With Meciar
UPI - November 10, 1993
Slovak Government Collapses
Political Crisis Wracks Europe's Newest County
UPI - November 9, 1993
Car Crash Kills Controversial Minister
Zelenay Wanted 'Information Ministry' to Combat 'Anti-Slovakism'
UPI - November 2, 1993
Slovakia, Ukraine Sign Military Agreement
Still Oriented Toward NATO, Government Insists
UPI - October 29, 1993
Meciar Forms Nationalist Coalition
After Allies Defect, PM Woos SNS to Save Government
UPI - October 20, 1993
Culture Minister Loses Defamation Suit
Children's Author Had Criticized Slobodnik's 'Fascist Past'
UPI - October 18, 1993
Soros Ponders Greater Slovak Role
Philanthropist Takes 'Fact-Finding' Tour of Embattled Country
UPI - September 21, 1993
Virgin Mary Appears to 2 Slovak Girls
150,000 Pilgrims Flock to Hear Lucky Teens
UPI - August 9, 1993
Slovakia Removes Hungarian Roadsigns
Meciar Act Defies Earlier Pledge to Council of Europe
UPI - August 4, 1993
Meciar Prepares to Visit Skeptical U.S.
'I Don't Eat Children,' Slovak PM Says in Interview
UPI - May 16, 1993
Knazko: Meciar Wants 'One-Party' Rule
Foreign Minister Blasts PM's 'Authoritarian' Style
UPI - February 7, 1993
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