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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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Senate voted STU rector down. They also cite fake news website

The session of the Academic Senate proposed that Rector Fikar be dismissed. Police called to the university as well.

Miroslav Fikar

Dozens of people die of COVID every day. A drop not expected for at least two weeks

People who would otherwise survive may die of other serious diagnoses due to the epidemic.

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Slovakia orders a curfew and embarks on its COVID experiment

High turnout in testing in four northern districts, decision awaited on extending the project to the nation. Prison for a prominent prosecutor and parliament's speaker injured.

Waiting for the results of COVID tests during the pilot phase of the nationwide testing in the town of Nižná in Orava, northern Slovakia.