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Jesse "The Body" Ventura is Slovak

Jesse Ventura, the former professional wrestler-turned recording artist-turned politician, won a surprise victory in the governor's race in the state of Minnesota (November 3). He beat St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman and Skip Humphrey, the son of the former Senator and US Vice-President.

Ventura's real birth-name is Jesse Janoš. He is a second-generation Slovak.

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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

Russian spies allegedly recruit also Slovaks

They are using martial art clubs in Germany and dozens more in other EU states, in the Western Balkans, and in North America.

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EC scrutinises state aid for Jaguar Photo

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia.

The construction site of a brand new plant of Jaguar Land Rover near Nitra.

GLOBSEC forum will host guests from 70 countries

The 12th year of the conference will be attended by the highest number of participants in its history.

Slovak President Andrej Kiska gives the opening speech of The Globsec 2016 security conference.