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HZDS admits election failure

The Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS), which is now a member of the ruling coalition, considers the result of parliamentary elections on June 17 disappointing.

HZDS deputy chairman Viliam Veteška admitted that the result was a bad surprise for party members. Compared to 2002 national elections, HZDS lost 352,000 voters.

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Voters don’t understand self-governing regions

Rules for regional elections change, which may bring some surprising victories.

One of the biggest fights is expected in Banská Bystrica Region.

Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships.

Blog: Why did I come here?

A group of teachers and students from the Bratislava-based school gathered to support their friend, colleague, and fellow foreigner, as she had already tried four times just to get in the door of the foreign police.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.

Teachers and scientist support anti-corruption march

They praise the activities of students who may change the current state of corruption.

Organisers of the first student protest, Karolína Farská and Dávid Straka.