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EXIM Bank started on July 1

The EXIM Bank, created on the basis of the former Export Credit Insurance Corporation (SPE), launched its operations on July 1. The bank is supposed to help reverse the suffering trade balance. The cabinet on June 17 appointed František Orolin, the current vice-president of the IRB Bank, to be the bank's governor. The deputy governors were named Ján Ježo (former SPE's General Director) and Zuzana Trandžíková (former Devín banka's Deputy Director).

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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.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between November 17 and November 26, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Top 3 stories from Last Week in Slovakia Video

Chinese could produce e-cars in Slovakia - PM Robert Fico does not see election defeat - Poliačik leaves the strongest opposition party

PM Robert Fico

Ecocide! How Slovakia destroys its national parks

Officially, the number of forests in Slovakia keeps growing but satellite shots of the national parks evoke horrors.

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