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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News digest: Slovakia spent €40 million in the past three months to treat Covid patients

Slovakia supports Poland and the Baltic states in their efforts to protect their border with Belarus. The European Commission has launched legal action against five countries, including Slovakia.


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Mandatory vaccination in compliance with the Constitution. Even Fico extended it in the past (Q&A)

The Sme daily prepares answers to questions on mandatory vaccination in Slovakia.


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Some schools in Slovakia have been closed.

Schools in Bratislava will switch to remote learning

Only kindergartens and grades one through four will remain open.


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