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"This is truly a method that had been used by parties that were not democratic, such as the Communist Party."

Defence Minister and former vice-chairman of the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ), Ivan Šimko, about the way he was forced out of both seats by Prime Minister and SDKÚ boss Mikuláš Dzurinda, after "breaking party discipline" by voting in cabinet contrary to the party's commands.

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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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