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"When one listens to the opinions flying back and forth, one begins to regret that more abortions were not performed 30 to 50 years ago; many of us would not now be sitting here."


Víťazoslav Moric, an MP for the opposition SNS party, during a debate on a proposed Constitutional amendment outlawing abortion. The amendment had been proposed by the ruling coalition Christian Democrats.


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

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