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Russia to reduce debt to Slovakia

THE SLOVAK government has agreed that Russia will reduce its debt to Slovakia through a variety of goods and services this year.

The Interior Ministry will receive €21 million in equipment for the police, the Defence Ministry will have €124 million in repairs to its MiG fighters, the Standards Office will receive €22 million in equipment, and the Education Ministry will receive €5 million in books.

Russia will also make a cash payment of $43.55 million (€37.84 million).

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Police will check overpriced EU presidency

The presidency will also be scrutinised by state auditors.

The ceremonial launch of the Slovak presidency's logo.

Inspectors to focus on firms with foreign staff

Scrutiny follows media report by Serbian journalist concerning conditions in a Galanta-based plant.

Labour Minister Ján Richter

Bratislava councillors want gambling regulation, not ban

Seventeen councillors do not agree with total prohibition of gambling in the capital, they want to continue in its strict regulation.

SaS denies Russian media reports on its support of Slexit

The opposition party has objected to news in some Russian media stating that it supports the departure of Slovakia from the EU, i.e. Slexit.

Richard Sulík