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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

EU roaming fees to end on June 15 – in theory

Slovak customers still waiting to find out how mobile operators will implement change.

Archaeologist pieces together early history of what is now western Slovakia Photo

For an archaeologist, the most important thing is his most recent rare discovery, says Július Vavák.

Students visited Svätý Jur as part of their European Wanderer project

How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

Jaromír Čižnár