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Roman Cuprik

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Roman Cuprik joined The Slovak Spectator team in March 2012 as a staff writer after contributing to the 2011 edition of Spectacular Slovakia. He graduated with a master’s degree from the journalism department of Comenius University in Bratislava. He covers political and social news.

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Activist complaining about arsenic in water is sued

Arsenic in the water in Orava region is 32-times the maximum level.29. Nov 2016, at 14:34

Ján Šimún

Water rates set to rise

Use of water in some regions has decreased to a hygienic minimum.22. Nov 2016, at 12:42

White Crow awards vie against hatred

A refugee, a charity worker, a blogger and a teacher received White Crow awards for civic bravery.18. Nov 2016, at 7:35

The White Crow 2016 awards go to Khadra Abdile, a 24-year-old Somali refugee who was repeatedly attacked for her belief and skin colour together with Emília Trepáčová, a social worker from Slovak Catholic Charity who helps her with integration.

Slovaks won grave digging competitionVideo

The winning grave was dug in 50 minutes.11. Nov 2016, at 6:41

SNS flexing its muscles over public broadcaster

The Slovak Nationalist Party is blocking an increase in fees by the public service, RTVS.2. Nov 2016, at 10:36

Andrej Danko

Investigation indicates corruption in Gorilla case

The resolutions on closing four cases related to the Gorilla scandal reveal that several witnesses changed their minds during the investigation.26. Oct 2016, at 15:11

Nation’s Memory Institute deals with extremist historians

The Nation’s Memory Institute supervisory board has requested the Supreme Audit Office to conduct an inspection at the institute.18. Oct 2016, at 16:30

Ondrej Krajňák, head of the Nation’s Memory Institute

Extremists use Trnava mayor to make it to the mainstream

Trnava Mayor Peter Bročka provided city space for lectures of extremists and had pictures taken with them.4. Oct 2016, at 10:55

Trnava Mayor Peter Bročka (left) posing with Kotleba supporter Radovan Hynek.

Employers: Roma, do not call us!

Slovak ad websites publish numerous discriminatory advertisements.27. Sep 2016, at 10:36

Survey: anti-Americanism is still strong

While many say they support neutrality, a majority of respondents view the EU in a positive light.21. Sep 2016, at 11:41

Some peple gathered at Slavin in Bratislava brought ani-NATO banners.

Resocialization centre employee abused teenager

Police knew about the sexual abuse but stopped the criminal prosecution.15. Sep 2016, at 11:42

Extremists repeatedly attack Somali woman

NGOs call on politicians to realise that their statements can boost hatred towards Muslims.8. Sep 2016, at 13:38

UN report shows big Slovak business with arms

Defence Ministry asked the Pentagon to block access to information about Black Hawk helicopter deal.31. Aug 2016, at 12:39

Searching for ancestors in Slovakia (Spectacular Slovakia - travel guide)Plus

Searching for roots of the family tree is generally getting easier thanks to internet and digitised archives.24. Aug 2016, at 16:00

The family tree of the Mednyánszkys family, made by a Bratislava painter in the first half of the 18th century.

Piešťany still draws, welcomes foreignersPhoto

Frequent Middle East visitors make spa town one of Slovakia's most multicultural places, and incidents are few and far between.24. Aug 2016, at 14:01

A spa is a place where nations can meet.

Working to both learn and preserve (Spectacular Slovakia - travel guide)Plus

For most, manual labour does not sound like an ideal leisure activity, but there are whole communities in Slovakia where residents are dedicated to spending their free time cultivating plants, constructing buildings…19. Aug 2016, at 16:00

The Spring Harmony festival at the Sosna eco-centre.

Speed and adrenaline take centre stage (Spectacular Slovakia - travel guide)Plus

The Adrenaline Weekend, a three-day event packed with speed and excitement, is developing into a tradition in the city of Nitra.17. Aug 2016, at 16:00

Ariel Atom offers a high-speed experience.

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