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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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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.

Slovak Olympic House has smuggled food

Bryndza, other delicacies, bypassed customs inspections in transit to Rio 2016. 17. Aug 2016, at 14:16

Police: Most-Híd politician in gang of murderers

The police have accused Judita Csörgöová of governmental Most-Híd party for founding a gang which later allegedly murdered several people. 12. Aug 2016, at 6:48

Myths about EU overreach are rampant

Thanks to the EU passengers have to be compensated for a delayed flight and people make significantly cheaper calls abroad. 10. Aug 2016, at 13:05

Slovakia was a gun shop for terrorists, crooks

Out-dated legislation meant Slovak weapons ended in the hands of the Sicilian mafia and British gangsters. 3. Aug 2016, at 12:56

Taking it in on two wheels (Spectacular Slovakia - travel guide)Plus

As Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan has been successful since the 2010 Tour de France, the whole country more and more shows symptoms of what media calls the “Sagan effect”. 1. Aug 2016, at 16:00

Cycling at dawn on a route along the Danube River.

Hunter's association may have blocked teacher protest

Groups of teachers sought permits to protest, but found all of Bratislava's major squares were already reserved by Lovu zdar group. 20. Jul 2016, at 14:51

Teachers march on Obchodná Street

Opposition marketing maintains protest momentum

Attendees personally thank Filip Rybanič who leaked bank account information from the interior minister and ex-transport minister. 6. Jul 2016, at 13:31

The rise and fall of Slovak castles (Spectacular Slovakia - travel guide)Plus

NOWADAYS Slovakia is recognised as the world leader in car production per capita. What is less well known is that this country also has the highest number of castles per person. 21. Jun 2016, at 17:00

Romantic Bojnice Castle is one of Slovakia’s favourite tourist destinations.

Fico tight-lipped about his health

The Slovak Prime Minister says nothing about his current health issues; US President Barack Obama reveals even his blood pressure. 26. Apr 2016, at 14:08

National Institute of Oncology press conference regarding the stomach surgery of Parliament Speaker Andrej Danko.

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