Ukrainian urban climber “Mustang Wanted” scales SNP bridge

Mustang Wanted, a so-called urban climber from Ukraine visited recently Slovakia. After attending the Outbreak Europe international festival in Banská Bystrica and having mastered the local building of the shopping centre Europa, he also came to Bratislava to climb the UFO observatory tower on the SNP Bridge.

Mustang Wanted, a so-called urban climber from Ukraine visited recently Slovakia. After attending the Outbreak Europe international festival in Banská Bystrica and having mastered the local building of the shopping centre Europa, he also came to Bratislava to climb the UFO observatory tower on the SNP Bridge.

“Between 7:33 and 8:00, he climbed one of the ropes in the middle of the SNP Bridge all the way to the top of the Bratislava’s UFO,” the Sme daily quoted from Red Bull website on August 7.

Police blocked the traffic on the bridge for a brief period of time. Then, Mustang was summoned to a police station, the Regional Police in Bratislava spokeswoman Tatiana Kurucová informed. “After having checked his identity, the man was released,” she added.

(Source: Sme)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

The referendum is said to protect traditional families.
Politics & society

Turnout key to referendum result

EVEN amid heated discussion about the content of a February 7 referendum targeting the constitutional definition of family, experts say the biggest test for supporters of the Alliance for Family (AZR) ballot initiative is whether turnout surpasses the required 50-percent quorum of eligible voters.

26. Jan 2015
One of the drugs to be withdrawn from pharmacies.
Business

Eleven generic drugs withdrawn from Slovak pharmacies

Slovak State Institute for Drug Control (ŠÚKL) on January 28 suspended the distribution of 11 generic drugs and withdrew them from the market.

29. Jan 2015
Krásna Hôrka Castle ablaze.
Culture & lifestyle

Reconstruction on Krásna Hôrka Castle continues

THE RECONSTRUCTION works on the Krásna Hôrka Castle, which was severely damaged by fire in 2012, continue in accordance with the plans, Judita Krajčiová of the Slovak National Museum (SNM) told the TASR newswire.

27. Jan 2015
Tom Nicholson
Opinion

Economy Minister Pavlis has to go

No one with such an obvious conflict of interest has any place in government.

30. Jan 2015

Source: Sme