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Czechs and Slovaks agree to split military archives

IN THE COMING weeks, Czech Defence Minister Jiří Šedivý and Slovak Defence Minister František Kasicky plan to sign an agreement dividing the former Czechoslovakia's military archives between them. The archives contain files chronicling seven decades of the two countries' common communist history.

After signing the agreement, Slovakia will finally gain access to documents kept by the communist military counterintelligence service concerning citizens of Slovakia. The files remained in the Czech Republic after the two countries split peacefully in 1993.

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LGBTI people in the regions: We change people’s minds

Bratislava will dress up in rainbow colours this August again, for the seventh time. This will be for the Bratislava Dúhový Pride diversity festival. But the colours of the rainbow are less bright in the regions,…

Slovakia’s LGBTI community seeks to expand their rights.

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On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

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