Top 3 news from Last Week in Slovakia

Kiska and Fico are most trustworthy.

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President Andrej Kiska is the most trustworthy politician in Slovakia, as stems from the poll carried out by the Focus polling agency. He got the trust by 23.4 percent of respondents, which is by 4 percent less than in August 2017. Also PM Robert Fico saw his support fall by 4 percent, to 23 percent. Up to 20.3 percent of respondents said they do not trust anyone.

All of Slovakia should have fast internet by 2020. Operators made this commitment in a memorandum of cooperation with the Office of Deputy Prime Minister for Investments and Informatisation led by Peter Pellegrini.

Twelve more people received the Righteous among the Nations award that the state of Israel bestows annually to people who were helping Jews during World War II.

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Deputy parliamentary speaker sent selfies to Alena Zs.

Yet another influential Smer politician, Martin Glváč, faces accusations of talking to Kočner's collaborator.

Igor Matovič of OĽaNO holds a picture of Martin Glváč (Smer).

Coalition demands the right of reply for politicians

Politicians ponder new provisions for the Press Code, Speaker of Parliament Danko wants to defend himself against op-eds too.

The ruling coalition (L-R: SNS-Andrej Danko, Smer-Robert Fico. Most-Híd-Béla Bugár).

UPDATED: More critical voices speak out against Danko’s doctoral dissertation

Three more academic institutions and the Slovak Academy of Sciences have supported the universities in their criticism of the paper and the actions of the current education minister.

Andrej Danko