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Foreigners pitch in for Russia in 1996

Foreign investment in Russia is expected to double next year to $2 billion, First Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Soskovets told a conference of university rectors in Moscow October 31, Interfax reported. But he added that domestic investment is down 18 percent from 1994 figures and has fallen an estimated 75 percent since 1990.

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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

Ballet legend Sergei Polunin will be guest of SND

The world-renowned personality of contemporary ballet will present two choreographies at the Slovak National Theatre in September.

Sergei Polunin

Voters don’t understand self-governing regions

Rules for regional elections change, which may bring some surprising victories.

One of the biggest fights is expected in Banská Bystrica Region.

Blog: In Slovakia, tradition is key

The year round, the calendar is filled to the brim with traditional habits, happenings that seem to go back centuries.

Traditional "vinobranie" event in Pezinok.