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"In every case against Lexa you shouted 'Guilty!' They shouted the same thing at Christ, and today we all ask him for forgiveness The organs who are responsible for deciding [on the Remiáš murder] ruled that it never happened. The rest of you are babblers, squawkers and, for me, farters."


HZDS Chairman Vladimír Mečiar addressing parliament on October 19 in defense of former secret service chief Ivan Lexa, who was charged with ordering the murder of Robert Remiáš in 1996.


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Kysuce highway stalled due to missing money

Money is missing to finish the section of highway between Žilina and Poland, stopping the completion of the D3 highway project.

Road-blocking protest in Povina, Kysuce, demanding completion of highway bypass - February 16.

Slovak film won Generation Kplus section at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Crystal Bear – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women.

Director of Little Harbour, Iveta Grófová, with the Cristal Bear

State insulation falls behind expectations, ministry widens support

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the insulation programme.

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the state insulation programme. Illustration stock photo

US philosopher with Slovak roots, Michael Novak, dies

The man who advised politicians and even presidents Gerald Ford and James Carter died on February 17, aged 83.

Michael Novak