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Citizen crusades against Kováč

A private citizen named Ladislav Babiak established a new foundation called Kvietok, (Little Flower) aimed at forcing President Michal Kováč out of office. Babiak said he intends to give financial support to experts and journalists who write against Kováč. He added he was not afraid that Kvietok would be abolished under the new law on foundations, though the law bans foundations from supporting political aims. "This foundation does not serve political goals but the protection of human rights," Babiak told ČTK.

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The sale may be completed early next year, according to reports.

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Third anti-corruption march drew thousands Photo

The only demand that has been met to date is the abrogation of Vladimír Mečiar’s amnesties by parliament.

The anti-corruption march

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The single canoe slalom team can boast with several records.

l-r: Alexander Slafkovský, Matej Beňuš and Michal Martikán

Blog: In Slovakia, tradition is key

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Traditional "vinobranie" event in Pezinok.