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Schmögnerová beats back MPs

Finance Minister Brigita Schmognerová has aggressively defended her proposal that state funds distributing taxpayer money in non-transparent ways be eliminated, as envisaged by the 2002 state budget draft. Speaking on October 30 she told dissenting legislators: "You are wringing your hands in vain, my dear MPs, because I have arguments on my side, and you apart from wringing your hands have nothing."

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Nationwide testing for COVID-19 launched

People show high interest in getting tested.

Testing in Trenčín, western Slovakia

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

The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.

Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.