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Accusations of VÚB tunneling stand

THE ATTORNEY general's office has rejected a complaint filed by 10 former VÚB bank officials who have been accused of tunneling the bank in 1998.

Police are investigating the suspicion that hundreds of millions of crowns were taken out of the bank by the officials, who include current Eximbanka governor Ladislav Vaškovič, the Slovak daily SME wrote on February 11.

Police found out that the bank's board of directors provided a Sk1.8 billion (€43.97 million) loan to the private firm Konsult Real and then placed the loan into the category of classified loans - those that the state pledged to cover during the bank revitalisation process.

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Slovakia remains unknown in convention business

Ten MICE events in 2017 should bring almost €6.5 million to Bratislava.

The GLOBSEC security forum is one of the regular MICE events in Slovakia since 2005.

Kotleba should be defeated in election, not banned

More constitutional can be less democratic, and it is not clear that it always has the intended result. Perhaps the clearest historical case came with the rise of the Nazis in Germany.

Marian Kotleba

Slovakia to leave NATO is a hoax

The Slovak Spectator brings you a selection of hoaxes that appeared over the past week.

Some peple gathered at Slavin in Bratislava brought ani-NATO banners.

Fico: We cannot allow multi-speed EU to become divisive Video

Final session of the 12th edition of Globsec 2017 featured Slovak PM Robert Fico, Czech PM Bohuslav Sobotka, and President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, in a panel entitled European (Dis)Union?

Donald Tusk, Robert Fico, and Bohuslav Sobotka (left to right)