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“We do not evaluate the person of Gustáv Husák and his activities from a historical and political point of view, but rather we regard him as a Dúbravka native.”

“We do not evaluate the person of Gustáv Husák and his activities from a historical and political point of view, but rather we regard him as a Dúbravka native.”

The district council in Bratislava-Dúbravka defends its decision to install a plaque commemorating Husák, who led the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia at a time when widespread persecution of political opponents took place.

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