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Quotes of the Week

"It's a matter of luck."

Defence Minister Pavol Kanis explaining how he has managed to earn what he claims is an annual income of 350,000 to 400,000 crowns through gambling to help pay for his luxury home.

"Do you know what friendship means?"

Kanis explaining why he would not reveal the name of a business friend who had lent him two million crowns to build the mansion.

"A man at my age should have a home."

Kanis explaining why he was building the luxury villa.

Top stories

Thousands of people returned to the streets Photo

Though the main Bratislava protest was cancelled, people attended other gatherings, expressing their disagreement with the current situation.

SNP Square in Bratislava, March 23

She faced Russian tanks in 1968. Today, she protests again Photo

There are no tanks pointing at us today, says Mária Homolková, who joined protests in SNP Square once again in March 2018 to secure a better life for her grandchildren.

Kiska appoints Pellegrini cabinet

The president approved the new government, despite some reservations. The new PM promises to investigate the murder of the journalist and his fiancée.

Peter Pellegrini's government

There is still work to be done

2018 is not a re-run of 1989, but there is a connection.

Bratislava, March 16