On Friday, May 17, 2019, a discussion with Tomáš Forró, a reporter and author of the book Donbas: Wedding Apartment in the War Hotel, took place in the University Library in Ružomberok
In addition to the fates of the main characters of Forro’s new book, the topic of discussion was mainly his experiences from trips to combat zones in eastern Ukraine and the impact of this conflict on Slovakia. The author spent several months on both sides of the Donbas front line, in its ruined villages and towns, but also in the metropolises of the separatist states of Donetsk and Luhansk, and translated his experiences into an interesting book.
In the discussion, Forró spoke about his experiences with soldiers, smugglers, foreign volunteers, civilian victims of the fighting, as well as war commanders and politicians. He offered the participants of the debate an interesting and authentic view of the circumstances of the origin and course of this slowly forgotten conflict, which is still taking place only a few hundred kilometers from our borders.