What’s Slovakia’s Fico up to over Ukraine?

Anyone claiming to know where Robert Fico’s government will lead Slovakia is being, to put it mildly, rather audacious.

At this stage, we simply don’t know. What we do know is that he leans towards Russia in its conflict with Ukraine. Fico has repeatedly said that Russia’s war against Ukraine is not our war, and that Slovakia would not send a single bullet to Ukraine. At the European Council meeting, Fico joined ranks with Hungary’s Viktor Orbán.

Should the ambitions of Fico and Orbán prevail in the EU, the demise of Ukraine would soon follow, as Western assistance is crucial to helping Ukraine continue its counter-offensive against the Russian invader.

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