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“Slovakia is not a banana republic where anyone can come to reap what they please and then act insulted when they do not get it.”

“Slovakia is not a banana republic where anyone can come to reap what they please and then act insulted when they do not get it.”

Prime Minister Robert Fico comments on requests to raise prices by SPP, the country's major gas company, which is controlled by foreign investors.

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Another For a Decent Slovakia protest was also joined by farmers

People took to the streets for the eighth time.

Farmers with tractors awaited the protesting crowd at the SNP Square in Bratislava.

Coronations return to Bratislava Photo

This year Bratislava will recall the coronation of Leopold II, the younger son of Maria Theresa.

Bratislava will again enjoy re-enactment of coronation ceremony

Police detain another person in promissory notes case

Ex-director of private broadcaster TV Markíza, Pavol Rusko, was detained shortly after being heard.

Pavol Rusko

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Farmers also met President Andrej Kiska in Bratislava