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Chiros to supply Russian hospital

Chiros Inc., Piestany, the most successful of the medical equipment producer Chirana Prema's 16 branches, won a tender called by the World Bank in December 1996 to supply a hospital in Russia worth $3 million (100 million Sk), company officials announced. Chiros started to supply the hospital in January and will complete the contract this May. In the last few years, Chiros has supplied 14 hospitals in Russia, which helped it to win the highly competitive international bid, its representatives said.

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End of investigative show a cause for concern

Media freedom watchdogs believe the scrapping of the only investigative show on public-service television is a threat to its independence.

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Proxy for Roma criticises minister Kaliňák for ethnical and group discrimination

The government proxy slammed Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák for the draft law on repressing criminality in Roma settlements, for populist discrimination and preferring repression to prevention.

Roma communities, illustrative stock photo

Slovak racer Svitko finished at Dakar Video

After a serious fall in the tenth leg, Slovak motorcyclist Štefan Svitko resigned from the 40th year of the Dakar Rally due to pain in his upper body.

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