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Slovaks spend Sk26.5 billion gambling

THE SLOVAK appetite for gambling has been increasing, as Sk26.5 billion (€646.12 million) was spent on gambling last year, which is Sk2 billion (€48.76 million) more than in 2002.

The daily Národná obroda wrote on January 13 that slot machines remain the most popular form of gambling.

In 2003, Sk20 billion (€487.64 million) in winnings was paid out to gamblers.

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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.

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Russian spies allegedly recruit also Slovaks

They are using martial art clubs in Germany and dozens more in other EU states, in the Western Balkans, and in North America.

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EC scrutinises state aid for Jaguar Photo

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia.

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GLOBSEC forum will host guests from 70 countries

The 12th year of the conference will be attended by the highest number of participants in its history.

Slovak President Andrej Kiska gives the opening speech of The Globsec 2016 security conference.