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“Imagine if the British prime minister were to do something comparable to Robin Hood.”

“Imagine if the British prime minister were to do something comparable to Robin Hood.”

Robert Fico comments on a previous premier’s decision to cover up a communist-era relief in the Government Office depicting Slovak national icon Juraj Jánošík. Fico has put the relief back on display.

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We want a decent Slovakia, people chanted in squares

On the eve of the Velvet Revolution anniversary, people protested in the thousands, calling for a decent Slovakia.

Bratislava protest November 16, 2018

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St Catherine's wines