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“Do we want cold and darkness, or do we want to be loved abroad for having stuck to the accession treaties? I choose troubles with the European Commission and European Union [EU], but [also] light and warmth.”

“Do we want cold and darkness, or do we want to be loved abroad for having stuck to the accession treaties? I choose troubles with the European Commission and European Union [EU], but [also] light and warmth.”

PM Robert Fico defends plans to re-start the V1 nuclear power plant in Jaslovské Bohunice, which was closed down at the end of last year as part of the terms of Slovakia’s admission to the EU.


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News digest: Third wave is coming. President urges people to get vaccinated

President and the Catholic bishops encourage people to get Covid vaccine. More foreign countries classify Slovakia as green. Cabinet apologises for the infamous Moldava raid.


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First Delta variant confirmed in Slovakia

The labs confirmed the strain in a positive sample from a person who returned from Russia.


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One euro for every comment. Slovak company turns hate into love on social media

The first such campaign in Slovakia, though quite a popular technique abroad.


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Roman Mikulec and Mária Kolíková presented the proposed document at the governmental session.

Cabinet apologised for the police raid in Roma settlement in 2013

The cabinet considers the apology a humanitarian gesture towards the victims and a commitment to avoid similar failures in the future.


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