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“After all this even the biggest optimist is probably stripped of his hope that we’ve got a functioning system here that can find the offenders and prove them guilty.”

“After all this even the biggest optimist is probably stripped of his hope that we’ve got a functioning system here that can find the offenders and prove them guilty.”



Daniel Tupý, the father of a murdered student, reacting to the suspects being freed.


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News digest: New travel rules become effective, more foreigners can sign up for vaccination

The appellate proceeding in the Kuciak murder case starts tomorrow. Travel map changes. Registration for Covid vaccine now open to more foreigners.


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Jan Herak

Slovakia’s “me too” moment? OĽaNO MP quits parliament

Ján Herák faces a series of serious sexual abuse allegations, while a similar case hits a rising star of Czech politics.


6 h
Robert Fico surrounded by his Smer MPs.

Robert Fico's Smer has gained its best result since last summer (+graphs)

Several coalition parties struggle with support, unlike the opposition, according to the June poll by Focus.


9 h
Branislav Zurian

Charges against former elite police head dropped

The prosecutor found the decision to prosecute Branislav Zurian unlawful, unfounded and premature.


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