Quote of the Week:


"A populist is a person who says what other people want to hear."


Prime Minister Robert Fico in answer to the question: What is a populist? PM Fico was meeting with children between the ages of nine and 14 and answering their questions during Children's Comenius University 2007. The children also asked, among other things, if communism would ever return to Slovakia and why Ivan Gašparovič is president and not Fico.


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News digest: High-profile arrests and discussion on reopening schools continues

PM Matovič proposes pilot testing for schools. Slovakia will have the very first Slovak ambassador to the EU.

PM Igor Matovič has stepped into the debate about opening the schools for older children.

Another former police president reportedly charged in a corruption case

NAKA charged eight former high-ranking police, SIS and Financial Administration officials.

Milan Lučanský

Matovič could have made comments about the US rather than Mongolia

I am proud of what has been achieved in Slovakia, says Billy Altansukh.

Older children will not return to schools before Christmas

PM Igor Matovič still wants some pupils to return, he proposed a pilot testing plan.

The school in Trebišov.