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“They’re making fools of us.” 

Ukrainian PM Arneiy Yatsenyuk (l) and his Slovak counterpart Robert Fico (r)(Source: SITA)

PM Robert Fico responds to the announcement that Russian gas giant Gazprom and western energy companies are seeking to double the capacity of Nord Stream pumping Russian gas bypassing Ukraine and Slovakia.

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Another For a Decent Slovakia protest was also joined by farmers

People took to the streets for the eighth time.

Farmers with tractors awaited the protesting crowd at the SNP Square in Bratislava.

V4 politicians are not even willing to help fellow Europeans

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Prime ministers of V4 countries and their Austrian counterpart.

Coronations return to Bratislava Photo

This year Bratislava will recall the coronation of Leopold II, the younger son of Maria Theresa.

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Police detain another person in promissory notes case

Ex-director of private broadcaster TV Markíza, Pavol Rusko, was detained shortly after being heard.

Pavol Rusko