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ŽRS railways accused of clientelism

The Supreme Audit Office corruption watchdog has said after reviewing the books of state railways firm ŽSR that Sk390 million had been spent in the last three years on building luxury flats, some of which went to the relatives of senior ŽSR executives, and one to the brother of Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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