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"Černák didn't imagine it happening this way."

Interior Minister Ladislav Pittner, explaining his claim that an underworld contract for 500,000 crowns was out on Gustav Krajči, who was Interior Minister when Mikuláš Černák, Slovakia's reputed top underworld boss, turned himself in to police. Černák was recently sentenced to eight and a half years for extortion.

Top stories

North-south gas interconnection moves closer

Slovak gas projects will receive finances from the European Union.

The gas pipeline operator Eustream is the biggest taxpayer in Slovakia.

Stopping extremism before it starts

Schools in Slovakia must do a better job of developing their students’ critical thinking skills from an early age, US envoy says.

Danko’s popularity keeps falling

The SNS chair suffers mostly because of the controversial military promotion and his following actions.

Lack of qualified labour needs to be addressed

After visiting carmaker PSA in Trnava, PM Fico says that people do not want to work even for more than €1,300.

PSA Groupe Slovakai in Trnava