What political newcomer Robert Golob’s election win means for Slovenia
26 April 2022 | 2:30 pm
Robert Golob and his liberal green party's shock win over three-time Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa in Sunday's parliamentary election signals a vote against increasing authoritarianism say, political analysts.
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