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ECONOMIC BRIEFS

Slovakia less attractive

Slovakia and the Czech Republic experienced the largest decline in attractiveness of all Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries over the last year, according to a poll by the Wall Street Journal Europe. Slovakia ranked tenth (seventh in 1996), and the Czech Republic fourth (first in 1996) in this year's ranking of CEE countries based on various criteria such as economic growth, price stability, level of world integration, and monetary stability.

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Soldier detained for theft in the ammunition depot

The theft in the ammunition depot was not used for arming extremists or terrorism.

Ammunition, illustrative stock photo

Governmental campaign should bring Slovaks home from the UK

The Slovak cabinet plans to persuade its expats living and working in the UK with at least a bachelor degree to return home: a campaign offering specific jobs should help.

Young researchers, IT experts and medical staffers are needed in Slovakia, illustrative stock photo.

EU lawyers claiming the Russian annexation of Crimea as legal is a hoax

One lawyer does not mean all EU lawyers; immigrants attacking a shepherd dog and HAARP causing hurricanes in the US are hoaxes, too.

Hoax on immigrants attackign two German shepdherds and ebing bitten yb them

Defense commitments and defense cooperation

NATO membership brings solemn responsibilities as well as benefits, especially today, writes US ambassador to Slovakia.