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“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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The future of safer abortion in Slovakia is still unknown. (Illustrative photo).

News digest: Health minister ponders politically fraught abortion pill decision

Summer in Bratislava, the future of stores, and the general prosecutor objects to a sentencing decision.

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Vrakuňa’s citizens presented apples washed in water with leaked toxins at the protest in 2016.

Chemical time bomb in Bratislava’s Vrakuňa keeps ticking

The state is failing to solve leaking chemical waste dump.

31. may
Jupiter (centre) and its Galilean moons: from left Ganymede, Io, Europa and Callisto. Juice with deployed antennas and arrays is in the bottom right.

From Košice to Ganymede: Slovak engineers are leaving their mark in space

Slovaks are active participants in two ongoing space missions.

20. may
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Top 10 events in Bratislava for foreigners

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between June 8 and June 18, plus temporary exhibitions, classical music and highlights of the year.

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