Remembering Štefan Osuský, a diplomat who introduced his country on the world map
There are only a few portraits of important figures who made a lasting impact on the League of Nations in the UN Museum Geneva. Among them is US president Woodrow Wilson, one of the fathers of the united Europe Aristride Briand, and Slovak Štefan Osuský, one of the spiritual pillars of the league, the predecessor of the UN.

Remembering the foreigners who joined the Slovak National Uprising
The onset of World War II saw Slovakia as a vassal state of  Nazi Germany. However, in 1944, Slovaks reaffirmed their democratic values and were determined to overthrow the unpopular authoritarian and collaborationist government.
The trauma of the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia is echoed in the Ukraine war
On August 20, 1968, citizens of former Czechoslovakia went to sleep expecting to wake up to nothing less than an ordinary day. Unbeknownst to them, Warsaw Pact troops were gathering at their borders and about to invade. After the overnight operation was over, peoples of Czechoslovakia awoke to see tanks and foreign soldiers in the streets of their cities.
Slovak hero Milan R. Štefánik knew the price of freedom
Astronomer, aviator, diplomat, brigadier general in the French army, successful politician, but most importantly, charismatic statesman. These are just a few professions and accomplishments of Milan Rastislav Štefánik, a very prominent figure of early 20th century Slovak history.
Remembering the exit of the last Soviet occupier
Under the influence of the Soviet Union, the word “temporary” achieved a new meaning during the Cold War. When its army invaded Czechoslovakia in August 1968, the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies initially portrayed their presence in the country as a temporary measure....
The Pittsburgh Agreement remains a symbol of the strong ties between the US and Slovakia 105 years later
This year May 31 marks the 105th anniversary of the signing of the Pittsburgh Agreement, a memorandum of understanding between the Slovak and Czech expatriate communities in the US, with the intention of creating a common and independent republic.
The Slovak who took part in the only successful assassination of a top Nazi officer during World War II
Every country has its heroes. Among the Slovak ones is Jozef Gabčík, a courageous soldier and one of the key participants in Operation Anthropoid, a mission to assassinate Nazi official Reinhard Heydrich. The operation is considered one of the most significant acts of resistance during World War II.
How foreign resistance helped create Czechoslovakia

This year, we celebrate the 104th anniversary of the formation of Czechoslovakia. The 1918 origin story was a culmination of an effort of both Slovaks and Czechs against their rulers. Close contact between these two nations led to the idea of an independent state that emerged during World War I.....

The horrors of the Holocaust were first reported by Slovak Jews
Rudolf Vrba and Alfréd Wetzler actually achieved was even more important. They were the first to provide a credible and detailed eye-witness account of mass murders in the camp.
Alexander Dubček, a symbol of the fight for democracy
Every now and then, each nation has a political figure who steps up and guides it through difficult times. It is perhaps coincidental that two important leaders in Slovak history were born in the village of Uhrovec, western Slovakia, in the same house actually: the revolutionary politician Ľudovít Štúr in 1815 and politician Alexander Dubček in 1921.
Slovak statesman Milan Hodža was ranked among the fathers of the European Union
A politician, journalist, publicist, thinker and visionary, the first Slovak prime minister of Czechoslovakia, one of the first proponents of European integration. 
The Velvet Revolution demonstrated the power of civil society
November 17 is a national holiday in Slovakia, symbolising the fall of the Communist regime. More and more Slovak and Czech students as well as other fellow citizens flooded the streets of cities on this and the following days, eventually resulting in the end of the totalitarian regime in Czechoslovakia. 
The Candle Demonstration reminds Slovaks of the power of the people
The Candle Demonstration on the eve of March 25, 1988 marked the beginning of the end of the Communist regime. It was one of the most significant manifestation of civil resistance in former Czechoslovakia.