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Slovak power stations funded by Americans

The US Trade and Development Agency will donate $735,000 for the completion of two studies on the modernisation of power plants in the towns of Vojany and Nováky. Slovakia obtained the grant based on two agreements, which were signed by the chairman of the board of directors of Slovak Electricity Works (Slovenské elektrárne, SE) a.s. Bratislava, Eduard Strýček, and the US ambassador to Slovakia, Ralph Johnson.

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Smer follows a downward trend but may escape oblivion

What does the defeat in regional elections mean for the future of Slovakia’s strongest party?

“How could it be a fiasco when a political party wins most councillors among all parties?” asks PM Robert Fico.

Valorisation mechanism changes

But not everybody is satisfied with some of the latest changes.

My five-year-old daughter will almost certainly encounter a Weinstein too

It’s not that I thought sexually harassing women was okay, it’s more that I accepted that was just part of how things worked. Unfortunate, yes, but also standard.

Harvey Weinstein

Socialism elections were parody of free vote

After the revolution in 1989 the number of people participating in elections fell from 99 percent to around 60 percent.

Elections during socialism regime.