Communist-era law abolished

Parliament has finally eliminated a 40-year-old law making it a crime to cast shame on the state or its highest representatives. The law was used last year by President Rudolf Schuster to sue a journalist, Aleš Kratký, for a critical editorial slamming Schuster's state-of-the-nation address. It had been criticised even in the US Congress.

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News digest: Slovakia will receive more than 4 million vaccines

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Conservative NGOs received gender equality subsidies despite experts' recommendations

Leaked documents show the recipients of the Labour Ministry’s 2020 subsidies were favoured even though they did not achieve the highest score in the competition.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak (Sme Rodina)

When will I receive my jab?

The Health Ministry has published the details of its vaccination strategy.

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