The photo Bare-chested Man in Front of the Occupier’s Tank is exhibited almost at the same place as where it was taken.

Exhibition of Ladislav Bielik's photos from 1968 shows life in Bratislava before and after the invasion.

18. aug
Lake Kuchajda in Bratislava.

A steam train ride, Pride Košice and other tips for this weekend.

17 h
Ján Volko.

Volko equals own Slovak record on way to finals.

18. aug
Silvia Solymosy and Jozef Solymosy pose for photographers with their medals at the end of the mixed duet technical final at the European swimming championships in Rome on August 15, 2022.

The Solymosy siblings have won two bronze medals in Rome.

15. aug
A 1950s poster promotes glasses made by the Dioptra Trutnov company, one of the only two firms that made glasses in communist Czechoslovakia.

Czech designer Ondřej Vicena exhibits vintage Czechoslovak glasses in Bratislava, from pince-nez glasses to post-modern eyewear designs.

16. aug

First test rides have been successful.

Marcela Ballová
16. aug
Altogether 131 refugees from Ukraine are accommodated at the premises of the Prešov prison; the capacity of the facility is 151 people. The original inmates were moved to Sabinov. The picture features an angel in the Ukrainian national colours created by one refugee and her son as a thank you gift for visitors.

A Ukrainian refugee, mother of two, tells the story of her escape to Slovakia and the six months she has lived here so far.

Anastasiia Kasian
15. aug
The Zemplínska Šírava water dam in eastern Slovakia is one of the largest dams in the country.

Take a dip in regularly checked lakes and reservoirs.

2. jul



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News digest: EU-wide ban on Russians and Slovakia

Slovak economy continues to grow. A Ukrainian mother shares her experience with Slovakia.

16. aug
Milan Krajniak.

'Liberal' policy document comes under fire

General Prosecutor and Labour Minister attack wording of concept paper for civil society.

18. aug
Foreign Affairs Minister Ivan Korčok

Korčok may soon quit as foreign minister. Who will then safeguard Slovakia's foreign policy line?

If Freedom and Solidarity leaves the government, PM Heger will need to look for a new head of diplomacy.

18. aug
Eduard Heger (left) and Igor Matovič (right).

Who exactly will be Slovakia’s finance minister in 17 days?

Nobody seems to know what will happen to the government come September – except Igor Matovič, of course.

15. aug
Igor Matovič

It’s Facebook politics time again in Slovakia

With coalition crunch-time approaching, Matovič turns to his “proven” tactic.

8. aug
Manufacture worker, stock photo.

We should all work to make Slovakia better

Katarína Miňová, who has recently joined the AmCham team to lead its Košice office, shares her vision for the region of Eastern Slovakia.

6. aug
The Koch Garden is open to the public after years of neglect.

Exquisite garden in Bratislava’s Old Town opens to the public

The Koch Garden, the only one of its kind in Slovakia, awaits full renovation.

12. aug

Archaeology dig unearths secrets of Sivý Kameň castle

17th century coin among treasures found during research.

11. aug

3,000 artifacts in less than month: Locality near Poprad keeps archaeologists busy

The site has been known since the 19th century. We started to systematically research it last year, really very rich and interesting, says archaeologist.

11. aug
Montreal Canadiens hockey team first overall NHL draft pick Juraj Slafkovsky goes through skating drills.

Hundreds of people in Montreal gather to see Slafkovský train

The young Slovak ice-hockey star called Montreal the best place in the world.

18. jul
Slovak coach of the Ukrainian biathlon team, Juraj Sanitra .

Ukraine must show how strong it is, says Slovak coach of their national team

Slovak biathlon coach back in Ukraine after weeks of waiting, hopes sport could help further boost Ukrainian morale.

9. jun
Slovak player Juraj Slafkovský and German player Moritz Seider are fighting for the puck at the world hockey championship in Finland on May 14, 2022.

Slovakia will have to wait for second win following 1-2 loss to Germany

Slovakia had 29 shots on the German net, visibly more than Germany.

14. may
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