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Quotes of the Week

"We are not just an ornament within government."

Béla Bugár, Chairman of the Slovak Hungarian Coalition (SMK) on why his party was unwilling to support coalition-proposed constitutional amendments. Bugar said SMK demands on the amendments had been ignored by the Democratic Left Party (SDL).

"I expected more."

President Rudolf Schuster after visiting his newly purchased Presidential villa in Bratislava's Slavín area. The state bought the villa for 36 million crowns ($783,000) and further reconstruction is estimated at an additional 1.5 million ($32,600).

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Slovakia commemorates the 1968 invasion. Here’s what it looked like Photo

Anniversary of the Warsaw Pact troop invasion that ended the Prague Spring.

Garth: We need a deal that will benefit both

“When I talk to the Brits living in Slovakia, they are quite relaxed about things,” UK Ambassador to Slovakia Andrew Garth says about the Brexit-related concerns.

UK Ambassador to Slovakia Andrew Garth

“Natural police” to protect nature and animals

Those who commit crimes against the environment should watch out.

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Regional authority stops money for school that warned against fascists

Though there is no obvious link between the criticism and the decision to scrap the subsidy, there are some indications.

Marian Kotleba