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President gets new spokesman

MAREK Trubač, a reporter with the news channel TA3, will start working as the spokesman for Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič in August this year.

Trubač, 29, studied viticulture and later graduated from the faculty of agriculture at the university in Nitra.

He never actually worked in the argo-sector, but instead took up journalism jobs in various radio and TV stations.

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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.

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