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“Who will give you €100,000 for one year? In this way I will earn that in prison.”

(Source: SME)

Businessman and convicted fraudster Mikuláš Vareha, nicknamed the Lord of Zemplín, explains why he did not pay the financial fine, which resulted in extending his prison sentence by one year.

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Senate voted STU rector down. They also cite fake news website

The session of the Academic Senate proposed that Rector Fikar be dismissed. Police called to the university as well.

Miroslav Fikar

Dozens of people die of COVID every day. A drop not expected for at least two weeks

People who would otherwise survive may die of other serious diagnoses due to the epidemic.

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Slovakia orders a curfew and embarks on its COVID experiment

High turnout in testing in four northern districts, decision awaited on extending the project to the nation. Prison for a prominent prosecutor and parliament's speaker injured.

Waiting for the results of COVID tests during the pilot phase of the nationwide testing in the town of Nižná in Orava, northern Slovakia.