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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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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.

Illustrative stock photo

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