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Reader feedback: Promote Slovakia, Mr Fico

Smer accuses Barroso of political interference, Volume 12, Number 15, April 17- April 23, 2006

Mr Fico, if you read this, know that Mr Barroso is just trying to showcase Slovakia as an example of successful reforms that fight unemployment and make the whole union more competitive, something that you, as a social democrat, should be focusing a lot more on!

Jesper,
Denmark

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One nuclear shelter with a capacity for several hundred people now serves as a music club with suitable name Subclub (formerly U-club).