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"The Slovak Christian and Democratic Union (SDKÚ) is stronger than ever before,"

Milan Hort, head of the SDKÚ parliamentary caucus, which has been weakened by the departure of numerous key figures who formed the Free Forum and are now in opposition.


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Gábor Grendel (OĽaNO), Juraj Šeliga (Za Ľudí), and SaS MPs Marian Viskupič and Jana Bittó Cigániková.

Matovič government takes after Smer in lawmaking

The second-largest testing scheme of the whole population is underway in Slovakia. Government says they ordered enough vaccines. Layoffs of transnationals in Bratislava.

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PM Igor Matovič (front) and Economy Minister Richard Sulík (back)

Hlas is gaining strength, along with Sulík’s SaS

At the same time, most people think PM Matovič is not managing the coronavirus crisis well.

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US President Joe Biden

Biden really is waking up each morning with the goal of making things better

The new president is old and imperfect, but it's difficult to question his motives.

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Old-age pension scheme gains three new features

Brand new parental bonus raises concerns.

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