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Materák nominated as new STV director

At its November 17 sitting, the control board of the state-run STV public channel nominated Milan Materák for the post of general director. In a secret ballot, seven of the nine members of the STV Council voted for Materák, who announced that in the first phase of his operation he intends to rescue STV as a public institution and prevent it from "falling apart." Materák is currently programme director of the privately owned Rádio Devin.

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News digest: Slovakia wins an unexpected medal during the weekend

Slovakia has three Olympic medals so far. People can register for vaccination lottery. Police ask for videos from last week's protest.


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A jab with your groceries? It’s time to make vaccination even easier

The anti-vax louts do not represent the hesitant any more than hooligans represent all football fans.


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The event commemorating the Roma Holocaust was held at SNP Museum in Banská Bystrica.

President stresses importance of Roma Holocaust stories, PM advocates for education of young Roma

Several politicians, Roma activists, artists and athletes attended an event commemorating Roma Holocaust Memorial Day.


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Halls of universities remained empty after the Covid pandemic broke out in Slovakia.

Universities passed pandemic test, but students suffered from lack of contact, massive survey finds

Research shows traineeships and practical education suffered during Covid-19 crisis.


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