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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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Police will check overpriced EU presidency

The presidency will also be scrutinised by state auditors.

The ceremonial launch of the Slovak presidency's logo.

Inspectors to focus on firms with foreign staff

Scrutiny follows media report by Serbian journalist concerning conditions in a Galanta-based plant.

Labour Minister Ján Richter

Bratislava councillors want gambling regulation, not ban

Seventeen councillors do not agree with total prohibition of gambling in the capital, they want to continue in its strict regulation.

SaS denies Russian media reports on its support of Slexit

The opposition party has objected to news in some Russian media stating that it supports the departure of Slovakia from the EU, i.e. Slexit.

Richard Sulík