Quote of the Week

"At a Košice party meeting [in April 1996] where Mr [Jozef] Migaš was elected chairman - now I'm looking for the softest expression for her behaviour then - she simply did not behave like a comrade."

Pavel Koncoš, head of the Democratic Left Party (SDĽ), speaking of former Finance Minister and SDĽ member Brigita Schmögnerová

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More aggressive COVID strain probably dominant in Slovakia. It is not necessarily bad news

Virologists report they have found that the B.1.1.7 strain, first detected in the UK, is dominant in the samples from Trenčín.

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News digest: Slovakia will receive more than 4 million vaccines

Schools will continue with distance education. Curfew will be applied on January 25 and 26 too.

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I receive more hate mail than I used to, says outgoing transparency watchdog director

Gabriel Šípoš leaves Transparency International Slovakia after 11 years. Slovakia has gone a long way in transparency, he says.

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