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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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Coalition only agrees on how to talk. But what will they talk about?

Budget talks to decide on concrete policies. Danko wants airplanes, Fico wants better pay for nights and weekends.

Danko, Fico, Bugar.

Cloud computing becomes a standard

External servers are now much more secure than local business ones, according to experts.

Slovak firms have their eyes on the cloud.

Slovaks drink less and less

Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.

Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska