Quotes of the Week


"And so it happened, that although Slovak society unequivocally confirmed the HZDS in its leading position, the combined opinion of the nation turned against the powers of emancipation and psycholgivally dropped to its knees, a typical gesture of servility and surrender."

Augustín Marián Húska, vice-chairman of ruling HZDS party




"Such a big head, and so stupid."

Former Czech Premier Václav Klaus on Augustín Marián Húska, reported by Anna Nagyová, former advisor to Premier Vladimír Mečiar. Quoted by Karol Wolf in his book "For the second and last time, or the peaceful separation of Czechoslovakia," Prague, 1998.


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Volunteers of Bator Tabor playing with children in a Bratislava hospital.

Art auction supporting sick children starts on Tuesday

Works of Slovak, Hungarian, and Romanian artists will also be auctioned online.


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Economy Minister Karel Hirman (right) and PM Eduard Heger in parliament.

Keeping the lights on has become a political goal

Government says ‘don’t panic’, but people in Slovakia have no idea how much they will pay for electricity and gas this winter.


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New eco centre in Stupava invites visitors

Visitors will learn about the life of bees, taste honey, raw products, also make candles.


21. sep
Dorota Nvotová.

Director Nvotová: Women can still be accused of witchcraft

Making the movie was difficult.


24. sep
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