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"After all, I'm a constitutional appointee, and Daniel Lipšic is only a clerk."

Constitutional Court Judge Tibor Šafárik defending himself against a critic of his recent ruling overturning the prosecution of former secret service officer Jaroslav Svěchota in the Michal Kováč Jr. kidnapping case. Lipšic is the Justice Ministry Office Head, and was one of the signatories of an expert legal opinion damning the Šafárik verdict.


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News digest: Third wave is coming. President urges people to get vaccinated

President and the Catholic bishops encourage people to get Covid vaccine. More foreign countries classify Slovakia as green. Cabinet apologises for the infamous Moldava raid.


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First Delta variant confirmed in Slovakia

The labs confirmed the strain in a positive sample from a person who returned from Russia.


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One euro for every comment. Slovak company turns hate into love on social media

The first such campaign in Slovakia, though quite a popular technique abroad.


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Roman Mikulec and Mária Kolíková presented the proposed document at the governmental session.

Cabinet apologised for the police raid in Roma settlement in 2013

The cabinet considers the apology a humanitarian gesture towards the victims and a commitment to avoid similar failures in the future.


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