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"Democracy is only a political system of society, but freedom is something that one has to work on alone. It's hard work and I don't know any harder burden than freedom."

"Democracy is only a political system of society, but freedom is something that one has to work on alone. It's hard work and I don't know any harder burden than freedom."



Fedor Gál, former dissident.


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When the state can’t keep a secret

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President Andrej Kiska

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Focus Poll: Government loses support

Extremist party led by Marian Kotleba would have come third

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Bratislava bus station is moving into Bottova Centrum Photo

If the temporary station gets all the construction approvals, it may start operation on October 1.

The future temporary bus station on Bottova Street in Bratislava