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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

Voters don’t understand self-governing regions

Rules for regional elections change, which may bring some surprising victories.

One of the biggest fights is expected in Banská Bystrica Region.

Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships. He allegedly did not expect it and was easy with the idea he would not win.

Ballet legend Sergei Polunin will be guest of SND

The world-renowned personality of contemporary ballet will present two choreographies at the Slovak National Theatre in September.

Sergei Polunin

Blog: Why did I come here?

A group of teachers and students from the Bratislava-based school gathered to support their friend, colleague, and fellow foreigner, as she had already tried four times just to get in the door of the foreign police.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.