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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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Government repeated the same lies in 2016

The number of lies stated by top politicians increased in 2016, according to a survey.17. Jan 2017, at 14:47

Prime Minister Robert Fico

State covering clergy wages not an issue for Fico

Churches and the government have been discussing clergy wages since 2011.11. Jan 2017, at 14:40

Archbishop of Bratislava Stanislav Zvolenský with Prime Minister Robert Fico.

New castle of Bratislava millionaire attracts touristsPhoto

A Bratislava businessman has been building a castle as a present for his son since 2009 without using electricity.3. Jan 2017, at 15:12

Castle Marcus

Survey: Smer fails to name source of extremism

Generally, Slovaks in the poorer regions of Slovakia refuse democracy.21. Dec 2016, at 12:20

Slovaks? Actually, say foreigners, they’re not so bad

Guide to foreigners' experiences should help newcomers settle.15. Dec 2016, at 15:00

At first blush, Slovaks can appear to be unfriendly.

Slovak Hungarians deal with disappointments

A decreasing number of Hungarians living in Slovakia participate in elections.6. Dec 2016, at 11:01

Most-Híd Chairman Béla Bugár

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

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