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Quote of the Week:

“I will not speak to journalists any more. They‘ve distorted everything.”

“I will not speak to journalists any more. They‘ve distorted everything.”

Rudolf Trávniček, an 82-year-old pensioner, who, according to the Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS), last year gave the party over Sk7 million. The donation was reportedly delivered in cash, which was contained in a Tesco supermarket bag and passed to the party via a friend of Trávniček’s. The HZDS is now facing scrutiny over its sponsors.

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Press freedom is bleeding across our borders

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Priest and exorcist Ľuboš Václavek consecrates the office of Erika Jurinová (OĽaNO).

End of investigative show a cause for concern

Media freedom watchdogs believe the scrapping of the only investigative show on public-service television is a threat to its independence.

Jaroslav Rezník

Slovakia is 26th on the Employment Flexibility Index

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