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“What are we ashamed of? If 1,200 years ago we were part of a structure that was comparable to anything else in the world, and in other states there was nothing at that time, maybe only some animals wandering around, then why not look back at that with pride?”

“What are we ashamed of? If 1,200 years ago we were part of a structure that was comparable to anything else in the world, and in other states there was nothing at that time, maybe only some animals wandering around, then why not look back at that with pride?”

Prime Minister Robert Fico during his speech to commemorate the 15th anniversary of Slovakia’s independence.

Top stories

No new nuclear power plant planned

The state postpones the construction of a new utility in Jaslovské Bohunice, claiming there is no need for it.

Mochovce nuclear power plant

Parties only protect their market share

Rent seeking behavior and a code of loyalty are not the ways to operate a successful democratic political party.

Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák

Skyline over Jaslovské Bohunice is changing

The four cooling towers are expected to be removed until the end of 2018.

State in mid-December 2017

The art of baking Bratislava rolls Photo

Vienna has Sacher torte, Budapest has Somlói galuska and Bratislava has rolls

Ján Šimunek loves Bratislava rolls, especially those filled with poppy seed.