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“We don’t see any reason why people in the city of Banská Bystrica and in the region should suffer because of the fact that somebody has been elected experimentally as governor.”

Prime Minister Robert Fico(Source: SITA)

Prime Minister Robert Fico explains why the city of Banská Bystrica rather than the self-governing region’s office should be responsible for drawing European Union funds.

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Kiska will appoint new government on Thursday

The president reportedly asked for the dismissal of current Police Corps president; the interior minister nominee is ready to act.

Peter Pellegrini (l) and President Andrej Kiska (r)

Laššáková talks about "money from overseas" in the third sector

Proposed culture minister first said Fico was right about Soros, then apologised for her statement.

Culture-ministry appointee, Ľubica Laššáková

Tomáš Drucker may become new interior minister

Following the president's refusal to appoint the new government, designated PM Peter Pellegrini will submit a new list of candidates on March 21.

Health Minister Tomáš Drucker

Pellegrini – Smer’s crown prince or Fico’s puppet?

Peter Pellegrini will be appointed prime minister. These are the 10 notable moments in his political career.

Peter Pellegrini