TITLE

Meciar charged with abuse of power

AUTHOR(S)
Togneri, Chris
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Slovak Spectator;05/01/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 17, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the arrest of former Slovakia Prime Minister Vladimir Meciar over charges of abuse of power and fraud. Reason for the police raid on his villa; Public reaction to the raid; Comments from political analysts on Meciar's refusal to testify on the investigations into the alleged activities of state authorities during his tenure.
ACCESSION #
3183057

 

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