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Mečiar proposes pyramid fund compensation

Former PM Vladimír Mečiar has suggested that if his HZDS opposition party enters government following September 20-21 elections, it would compensate those who lost money in the crashes of several pyramid funds this past spring.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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Proxy for Roma criticises minister Kaliňák for ethnical and group discrimination

The government proxy slammed Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák for the draft law on repressing criminality in Roma settlements, for populist discrimination and preferring repression to prevention.

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Carmakers in Slovakia produced more than one million cars last year

2018 will be critical for Slovakia’s automotive industry, claim sector’s representatives.

Most cars produced in Slovakia head for export.

Slovaks in the UK do not have to fear Brexit

Brexit itself should not impact the position of Slovaks in the UK, an interim agreement between the European Union and Great Britain suggests.

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Russians win the Tatry Ice Master 2018 Video

Ice-sculptors worked with a massive 50 tonnes of ice on the weekend of January 12-14; their sculptures remain on display.

The ice scupltures at Hrebienok, Tatry Ice Masters