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Quotes of the Week


"The referendum is invalid, and the treasury is 160 million crowns [$3.2 million] poorer."

Jozef Migaš, Speaker of Parliament and the head of the ruling coalition Party of the Democratic Left (SDĽ), reacting to the results of the HZDS-initiated referendum on early elections.




"We voted in the referendum because we are Slovak... not Hungarian!"

A Bratislava citizen after casting his vote in the November 11

referendum on early elections after being asked by a reporter why he and his wife had participated in the plebiscite.


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Voters don’t understand self-governing regions

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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.