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"[Mečiar's] political development reminds me of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaucescu, who in his final years was interested in nothing but money and power."

Oľga Keltošová, Bratislava City Council member and assistant to MP Vojtech Tkáč, after announcing she was leaving the opposition Movement for a Democratic Slovakia, led by former PM Vladimír Mečiar.

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