Quotes of the Week


Just like I have a flat and a garden, I'll have a chateau.

Gejza Petrík, head of Interior M ministry's section of local administration who has signed a contract to buy a Sk9 million ($190,000) chateau in Galanta.




There will never be a government in Slovakia which would pass such law and if there ever was, it would lead the country into decline.

Justice Minister and a Christian Democrat Ján Čarnogurský after cabinet rejected a proposal for registered partnerships for homosexual couples.


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More aggressive COVID strain probably dominant in Slovakia. It is not necessarily bad news

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I receive more hate mail than I used to, says outgoing transparency watchdog director

Gabriel Šípoš leaves Transparency International Slovakia after 11 years. Slovakia has gone a long way in transparency, he says.

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