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Another Lexa case snuffed

OVER 16 months after first receiving the case, a Bratislava region court judge has returned charges of alleged asset stripping at the SIS secret service under the 1995-1998 tenure of Ivan Lexa to a state prosecutor for further investigation.

The case involves the alleged setting-up of companies through which the SIS leadership channeled millions of crowns in state funds.

State prosecutor Michal Serbin has appealed the ruling by the judge, Margita Horná.

Of the 10 charges Lexa faces from his time at the SIS, including kidnapping, sabotage and robbery, almost all cases have been returned to prosecutors for further investigation, through what Serbin says is both fear and corruption among judges ruling on cases involving the well-connected Lexa.

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How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

Jaromír Čižnár