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Quote of the Week:

"If a building you own has such a high value, why would you need a third party to take over your debt? Why not sell the building directly, pay your debt, and use the rest of the money?"

- Zuzana Wienk from the Fair Play Alliance, commenting on the Sk22 million (€566,000) debt that an unnamed firm took over from the Slovak and Christian Democratic Union (SDKÚ). It is believed that the SDKÚ earned around Sk50.2 million from the sale of its building on Medená Street in Bratislava last year. (See News Shorts page 2)

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She faced Russian tanks in 1968. Today, she protests again Photo

There are no tanks pointing at us today, says Mária Homolková, who joined protests in SNP Square once again in March 2018 to secure a better life for her grandchildren.

Thousands of people returned to the streets Photo

Though the main Bratislava protest was cancelled, people attended other gatherings, expressing their disagreement with the current situation.

SNP Square in Bratislava, March 23

Kiska appoints Pellegrini cabinet

The president approved the new government, despite some reservations. The new PM promises to investigate the murder of the journalist and his fiancée.

Peter Pellegrini's government

There is still work to be done

2018 is not a re-run of 1989, but there is a connection.

Bratislava, March 16