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Agro-deficit blights 2001

THE SLOVAK Republic reported a deficit of Sk18.565 billion in trade in farm and food commodities for January to November 2001.

The deficit has deepened by Sk4.177 billion from the same period of the previous year. Slovakia has a positive trade balance in farm and food commodities only in relation to Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, amounting to Sk609.7 million, stems from the data, released by the Slovak Agriculture Ministry.

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How the national emblem appeared – including so far secret communism designs

Even Slovaks often do not know why the national emblem depicts a white double-cross, and not the Kriváň peak, or the design by artist Vincent Hložník. They also do not know why it makes a difference whether it is…

Offical Slovak national emblem and colours

Bratislava Zoo will have new wolf breeding station

One of most significant investments of the Bratislava Zoo in the year 2017 will be the building of a new wolf breeding station.

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Rce in krňačky sleighing, Turecká 2017

Some food really is better in Austria, study finds

EC says its role is to monitor safety, not quality – but Slovaks want the same as Austrians, says minister.

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