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“Similarly to Churchill who was an excellent right-wing politician, Fico is an excellent left-wing politician.”Czech President Miloš Zeman said before awarding Slovak PM Robert Fico with the Order of the White Lion, the highest order of the Czech Republic.

“Similarly to Churchill who was an excellent right-wing politician, Fico is an excellent left-wing politician.”
Czech President Miloš Zeman said before awarding Slovak PM Robert Fico with the Order of the White Lion, the highest order of the Czech Republic.

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Gorilla sends Slovaks back to the streets

For a Decent Slovakia protests continued in five locations around Slovakia.

Košice protest on October 18

Nicholson: Only a naive person would believe anything has changed

A former Slovak Spectator and Sme journalist wrote a book about the Gorilla file.

Tom Nicholson

Protests will take place, Pellegrini says Fico can sleep well at night

Read the reactions to the published Gorilla recording.

Smer chair Robert Fico

Two nominees for Record of the Year released within a week

Arguably, only a handful of journalists are likely to hear all 39 hours of Gorilla, but the public will no doubt jump at some sequences.

Protests over the Gorilla scandal drew thousands into Slovakia’s squares.