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QUOTE OF THE WEEK


"I don't understand what you're saying. You're talking in Czech, and I'm Slovak. Next time, bring a translator."

Pavel Čupka, the new leader of the Banská Bystrica regional wing of the opposition HZDS party, after being asked a question at a news conference on March 4 by a Czech-speaking reporter.


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The newspaper, which was established as a protest against autocratic power, has been published for 25 years.

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