Quote of the week

”It’s not a victory for the SNS, but a victory for all Slovak patriots.”

”It’s not a victory for the SNS, but a victory for all Slovak patriots.”

SNS leader Ján Slota reacting after the vote on an amendment to the Act on State Symbols – which sent his Patriotism Act to the dustbin.


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More aggressive COVID strain probably dominant in Slovakia. It is not necessarily bad news

Virologists report they have found that the B.1.1.7 strain, first detected in the UK, is dominant in the samples from Trenčín.

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News digest: Slovakia will receive more than 4 million vaccines

Schools will continue with distance education. Curfew will be applied on January 25 and 26 too.

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I receive more hate mail than I used to, says outgoing transparency watchdog director

Gabriel Šípoš leaves Transparency International Slovakia after 11 years. Slovakia has gone a long way in transparency, he says.

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