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"They bribe in the courts, universities, hospitals. We mustn't be afraid. But instead, we pull inside our snail shells, go into a bar and start crying after four shots of borovička and say that the biker with the moustache [Dzurinda] is to blame for everything.

Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda, speaking to students about corruption


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