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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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Foreigners again used Slovak guns to kill

Although the international operation began in March, no investigator contacted a Slovak dealer.14. Dec 2017, at 10:32

AFG was selling large numbers of expansion weapons, which were in fact old deactivated military weapons.

Children's rights expert Richardson warns against new rules for Facebook

Social networks in the EU will require parent's approval when registering children from 13 to 16-years-old.29. Nov 2017, at 14:24

Janice Richardson

Socialism elections were parody of free vote

After the revolution in 1989 the number of people participating in elections fell from 99 percent to around 60 percent.16. Nov 2017, at 18:57

Elections during socialism regime.

Who are the Bratislava region candidates?

None of the strongest candidates mention foreigners.1. Nov 2017, at 14:45

Discussion with Bratislava self-governing region candidates Milan Ftáčnik, Rudolf Kusý, Pavol Frešo and Juraj Droba.

Self-governing regions have a mix of competences

Governors and regional councils decide about health care, education and road management.23. Oct 2017, at 22:16

Orava region under snow...

Being a caregiver was an empty life

The fatal accident of the van carrying Slovak caregivers has opened a discussion on how these women work and live. The job agencies abuse both the drivers and the caregivers, a former caregiver in Austria, Angelika…23. Oct 2017, at 13:38

Angelika Horňáková

Babiš did not re-write the past

Constitutional Court decided in favour of National Memory Institute which included Andrej Babiš in its list of communist secret service confindants.19. Oct 2017, at 17:41

Slovak-born Czech Finance Minister Andrej Babiš

How IT teacher brought extremists to parliament

Marian Kotleba criticised parliamentary democracy ten years ago. Now he has become a part of it.9. Oct 2017, at 7:25

Marian Kotleba

Property returns do not show evidence of Fico's watches, Danko's Mustang or Kiska's house

SNS chairman and Parliamentary Speaker Andrej Danko lost eight cars within a single year, according to his property return. Many items do not appear in the property returns of top Slovak officials.27. Sep 2017, at 20:29

The Bonaparte complex in which PM Robert Fico lives.
UPDATED September 21

President Kiska talks about transparency, hides documents

President Andrej Kiska refuses to show contracts and invoices related to his pre-election campaign expenditures.14. Sep 2017, at 15:26

Andrej Kiska

Life gets harder for Roma in Moldava

Within the last few years Roma living in Moldava nad Bodvou have experienced police brutality, forced eviction and segregation.5. Sep 2017, at 16:30

Flat of Roma family in Moldava nad Bodvou

Police dog series far from reality

Training a police dog takes years and not every puppy can be trained to be good service dog.30. Aug 2017, at 15:07

Actor Juraj Bača with three animal actors of inspector Rex - Odin, Rex and Arti.

Raslavice, the village where people know how to use the EU funds

By using eurofunds and state aid new Mayor of Raslavice Marek Rakoš thus created some 80 jobs in two years.22. Aug 2017, at 10:32

UPDATED: 16. Aug 2017, at 15:53

PM Fico wants Education Minister’s resignation

Education Minister Peter Plavčan has refused to leave, the Prime Minister demanding his resignation.16. Aug 2017, at 14:14

Education Minister Peter Plavčan

We visited Jehovah's Witnesses to talk

Russia is oppressing Jehovah's Witnesses after courts described them as extremists.2. Aug 2017, at 12:56

Daughter to father: I’m going to kill you

Children are often manipulated against their parents while authorities decide about divorces and custody.26. Jul 2017, at 14:17

Assassins and child porn; a darknet offers everything

The Slovak Spectator spent several days on the Darknet.18. Jul 2017, at 17:14

Guns are available for sale on the darknet website.

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