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A TV PROGRAMME IN ENGLISH COVERING THE MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS IN SLOVAKIA OVER THE PAST WEEK (VIDEO INCLUDED)

This week in Slovakia

Content of programme: Turkey foils Slovak drugs sting; New public media bosses take stock; Military base returned to former owners; Slovak hockey starts year on sour note

Content of programme:


Turkey foils Slovak drugs sting;
New public media bosses take stock;
Military base returned to former owners;
Slovak hockey starts year on sour note

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Slovakia plans to file a protest after the Turkish police marred an operation that had been set up by the Slovak police to bust an international drugs gang.

The new management of Slovakia’s combined radio and television station, RTS , took over on January 1 promising to investigate recent contracts signed by the outgoing leadership.

And hundreds of former landowners whose property was confiscated by the Czechoslovak military can finally go home.

Slovakia’s junior men’s ice hockey team has failed to impress at the Under-20 World Championships, having to compete with the likes of Norway to avoid relegation from the top international ranks.

Top stories

Discussion about road project becomes emotional

Analysts want more alternatives for the road from Zvolen to Košice to be assessed

The protest at Soroška

Slovakia commemorates the 1968 invasion. Here’s what it looked like Photo

Anniversary of the Warsaw Pact troop invasion that ended the Prague Spring.

Garth: We need a deal that will benefit both

“When I talk to the Brits living in Slovakia, they are quite relaxed about things,” UK Ambassador to Slovakia Andrew Garth says about the Brexit-related concerns.

UK Ambassador to Slovakia Andrew Garth

“Natural police” to protect nature and animals

Those who commit crimes against the environment should watch out.

Illustrative stock photo