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Slovak retail sales up 6 percent in September

Slovak retail sales rose 6.0 percent in real year on year terms in September, compared to a 4.8 percent real increase in August, the Slovak Statistical Bureau (ŠÚSR) said on November 4. ŠÚSR added that retail sales totaled 237.4 billion crowns for the first nine months of the year, a 4.6-percent increase over the same period last year.

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Slovakia commemorates the 1968 invasion. Here’s what it looked like Photo

Anniversary of the Warsaw Pact troop invasion that ended the Prague Spring.

Garth: We need a deal that will benefit both

“When I talk to the Brits living in Slovakia, they are quite relaxed about things,” UK Ambassador to Slovakia Andrew Garth says about the Brexit-related concerns.

UK Ambassador to Slovakia Andrew Garth

“Natural police” to protect nature and animals

Those who commit crimes against the environment should watch out.

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Regional authority stops money for school that warned against fascists

Though there is no obvious link between the criticism and the decision to scrap the subsidy, there are some indications.

Marian Kotleba