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HZDS runaways to form common party

TWO PARTIES that were created after two groups of former Movement for a Democratic Slovakia MPs left the opposition party are ready to unite in a single party in January 2004.

Vojtech Tkáč, who leads the People's Union, and Pavol Gašaprovič, leader of the Movement for Democracy, agreed on the merger of their small formations on November 29.

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News digest: Slovakia will receive more than 4 million vaccines

Schools will continue with distance education. Curfew will be applied on January 25 and 26 too.

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I receive more hate mail than I used to, says outgoing transparency watchdog director

Gabriel Šípoš leaves Transparency International Slovakia after 11 years. Slovakia has gone a long way in transparency, he says.

Gabriel Šípoš

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)