Quotes of the Week


"The court has decided the matter, and it's inappropriate for anyone to suggest the decision was influenced by dirty tactics."

Pavol Rusko, co-owner of TV Markíza, reacting to a Supreme Court decision February 15 upholding Markíza's argument that new TV station JOJ should not have been issued a broadcast frequency.




"This is absurd! One moment the court delivers the verdict, and two days later the judge reverses her own decision. This clearly stinks of pressure, and we know where it came from."

Pavol Rusko following a February 20 Supreme Court verdict overturning its earlier position and allowing JOJ to launch March 2.


Top stories

The interactive exhibition Elements of Art is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Žilina Music Conservatory on November 18, 2021.

Weekend: US basketball players score big in Slovakia

A potential Christmas present, one hike, nice sports stories, and more. Dive into reading this week's roundup.


26. nov

News digest: Employers finally get manual for employee Covid testing

Bratislava starts the Christmas season online and the refurbishment of one of the biggest fountains in Slovakia. Tatra ski resorts have switched on their snow-making machines.


26. nov
Christmas trees began appearing in the squares during the First Czechoslovak Republic and there is a touching Christmas story behind it.

Lockdown for just two weeks? Forget it, say experts

The experts advising the government expect some rules may lift before Christmas, but only for the vaccinated.


26. nov
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marián Hossa prepares for a face off against the Florida Panthers during an NHL hockey game in March 2017.

The (in)conspicuous superstar that had to suffer to achieve great things: Marián Hossa

The Slovak hockey player has been inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.


25. nov
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