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"Fico emerged as extremely deceitful during the campaign, seemingly saying 'yes', always adding 'but'. He systematically discouraged people from taking part in the referendum."

Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda, blaming leader of the opposition party Smer, Robert Fico, for poor attendance in the May 16-17 referendum on Slovakia's entry to the EU.


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A via ferrata in Martin was closed this week. It will remain closed until October 31.

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News digest: Passport required when travelling from Slovakia to the UK again

Bratislava Mayor awarded for his green ideas. Pandemic edition of the White Night festival starts. Slovak batteries for e-cars passed international test.


17. sep
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Bratislava is ready for White Night. Here's all you need to know

A manual for the festival and seven sites selected by The Slovak Spectator.


16. sep
Matúš Vallo during the election night.

Bratislava Mayor Matúš Vallo receives World Mayor Future Award

He was acknowledged for his efforts to transform the Slovak capital into a green, compassionate city.


17. sep
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