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Russian blasts NATO expansion

At the opening session of a Russian-French parliamentary commission in Paris, Duma Speaker Ivan Rybkin said that plans to expand NATO eastwards are a "violation of international disarmament accords," Russian and Western press agencies reported on October 24. Rybkin was outraged at over talk of deploying NATO nuclear weapons in Eastern Europe, especially since Russia has spent billions of dollars dismantling nuclear weapons as stipulated by arms control agreements.

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More aggressive COVID strain probably dominant in Slovakia. It is not necessarily bad news

Virologists report they have found that the B.1.1.7 strain, first detected in the UK, is dominant in the samples from Trenčín.

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News digest: Slovakia will receive more than 4 million vaccines

Schools will continue with distance education. Curfew will be applied on January 25 and 26 too.

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I receive more hate mail than I used to, says outgoing transparency watchdog director

Gabriel Šípoš leaves Transparency International Slovakia after 11 years. Slovakia has gone a long way in transparency, he says.

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