About author

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. 
In addition to being a contributor to The Slovak Spectator he has been writing for Slovak daily SME since 2015. At SME he covers crime and corruption news.

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Hungarians are obliged to pay 100 percent of the sum whether they want the vaccines or not. 13. apr13. Apr 2021, at 11:21
Psychiatrist Péter Hunčík criticises non-transparency in Orbán's subsidies.
A Dunajská Streda psychiatrist on how Hungary's PM Viktor Orbán chases after voters in Slovakia. 4. mar4. Mar 2021, at 9:42
Marian Kočner during the trial in the case of the murder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová.
The Supreme Court has yet to launch the appellate trial. It's been three years since Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová were murdered. 20. feb20. Feb 2021, at 7:01
June 2011. Police Corps President Jaroslav Spišiak and Interior Minister Daniel Lipšic present new logo "Help and protect" that will be located at police vehicles.
Kočner ordered his murder, Harabin predicted he would end up in jail. 9. feb9. Feb 2021, at 15:44
Anthropologist Andrej Belák receives a White Crow Award.
This year, Andrej Belák received a White Crow award for his work related to Covid-19 and Roma communities. 4. feb4. Feb 2021, at 12:06
Former special prosecutor Dušan Kováčik was arrested in October 2020.
The cases against the people facing charges in police and judicial corruption are not based on penitents' testimonies only, prosecutors say. 1. feb1. Feb 2021, at 15:30
After the first incident two weeks before his death, the former police boss asked his lawyer to refute disinformation about his injury. 5. jan5. Jan 2021, at 15:21
The former top special prosecutor may have leaked information about police informants to criminals. 22. dec22. Dec 2020, at 11:50
Ľudovít Makó
Police arrests their former bosses. Here is what one of the members of their group told investigators. 14. dec14. Dec 2020, at 17:02
The police are dealing with violent protesters, but no politician has been penalized for calling on people not to wear masks. 2. dec2. Dec 2020, at 19:38
Former Police Corps president Tibor Gašpar is in custody. Robert Kaliňák (left) and Robert Fico (right) still stand behind him.
Some of the people arrested on corruption charges in the past few months are now cooperating with the police. They also mention Fico. 10. nov10. Nov 2020, at 13:33
Pentagon is situated in Bratislava's Vrakuňa borough.
People talk about inactivity, the police talk about limited powers. 5. nov5. Nov 2020, at 15:36
Nationwide coronavirus testing in Bratislava, October 31, 2020.
It is not yet clear how much the nationwide testing costs, Košice authorities say they spent one million. 3. nov3. Nov 2020, at 16:18
The police carry out their last 'Venal 4' search related to the drug mafia on August 17, 2020 in the town of Sereď.
For two decades, the town of Sereď has been home to drug dealers. The first of them will stand trial in late September. 10. sep10. Sep 2020, at 10:47
Budulovská settlement of Moldava nad Bodvou
The European Court for Human Rights recently ruled in favour of two of the Roma injured in the Moldava raid seven years ago. This is how the case unfolded over time. 7. sep7. Sep 2020, at 10:26
Marian Kočner and his lawyer Marek Para.
The Supreme Court cannot simply overturn the verdict. 3. sep3. Sep 2020, at 17:36
Veronika Remišová replaces Andrej Kiska as the Za Ľudí chair.
The smallest coalition party Za Ľudí talks about unity, but they ended the congress with a conflict. 10. aug10. Aug 2020, at 7:23
Zoltán Andruskó in court.
Businessman close to Smer, Norber Bödör, is currently in custody for another case. Andruskó points a finger at him and says he has covered up the murder. 21. júl21. Jul 2020, at 20:30
Romantic Bojnice Castle is one of Slovakia’s favourite tourist destinations.
The story of Slovakia’s castles with a map, dozens of pictures and a list of top 10 castles. 28. máj28. May 2020, at 17:00
He praised farmers last year, but reprimands fitness trainers now. 26. máj26. May 2020, at 14:01