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PM weighs Russian debt sell-off

Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda has said Slovakia may sell the Sk57 billion ($1.2 billion) in Soviet-era debt it is owed by Russia, something the Czechs did in early October. Earlier this year Russia offered to pay Slovakia Sk11 billion immediately rather than the full amount over many years.

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Health care professionals still lacking ahead of Saturday's testing

Government avoids mobilisation for now, PM offers an extra bonus to health care professionals who can serve the whole weekend.

Dolný Kubín

News digest: Who will take the swabs?

The government offers hundreds of euros to health care staff for testing. Curfew ends on Saturday for some. Take a look at testing sites and more.

PM Igor Matovič helped with testing in Tvrdošín.

The big testing: When and where to show up, and what if I don't want to? (FAQ)

Here is what we know about the practicalities of the nationwide testing so far. Testing also applies to foreigners and diplomats in Slovakia.

Pilot testing in Bardejov