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Poisťovňa shares sold to firm close to VSŽ

Slovakia's largest insurance company, Slovenská Poisťovňa, has registered a major change in its shareholders after a company closely linked with Poisťovňa's second largest shareholder bought a package of shares. While the largest shareholder remains the state privatization agency National Property Fund (FNM) with 50.55 percent, the securities trading firm ARDS Inc. purchased 8 percent of Poisťovňa's shares from Slovenská Sporiteľňa bank, reducing Sporiteľňa's stake in the state insurance firm to 1.2 percent. According to press reports, ARDS is closely connected with the east Slovak steel mill VSŽ Košice, which with 20.03 percent is Poisťovňa's second largest shareholder.

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Crematorium in Bratislava is an architectural revelation Photo

Those who have experienced farewells in other crematoria know what makes it special. Now the best work by the architect Ferdinand Milučký is getting a monograph

Crematorium in Bratislava by architect Ferdinand Milučký

What kind of expectations do some Slovaks have for world leaders?

Among EU member states, opinions of the United States declined in all but two — Poland (which makes some sense) and Slovakia (which does not).

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Crates and boxes. Slovaks discover new ways of grocery shopping

Farmer’s boxes are gaining customers in Slovakia as people slowly become more conscious about quality and the origin of the food they eat.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 19 and January 28, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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