Top 3 news from Last Week in Slovakia

Kiska and Fico are most trustworthy.

These top three stories from Slovakia are a selection of headlines from a weekly overview in pdf and audio format that subscribers of The Slovak Spectator receive directly in their inboxes every Thursday morning.

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.

Below you can listen to all the headlines from Last Week in Slovakia published on February 7.

Top stories

Actor Noël Czuczor portrays Alfréd Wetzler in "The Auschwitz Report".

The Allies knew about Auschwitz atrocities, but they bombed the Bratislava refinery instead

A report about the atrocities written by two Slovaks who escaped the camp was ignored for weeks and months.


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Children flying kites in Žilina.

Weekend: Short stories about 'unicorns' win a prize

Philip Morris has opened an interactive laboratory in Banská Bystrica, and private radio stations will say goodbye to Slovak music.


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Cyclists and scooter riders wave their way on Obchodná Street.

How to cycle in the centre of Bratislava

Obchodná Street is one problematic stretch for cyclists in the capital.


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The Christmas market on Main Square.

In spite of pandemic, Bratislava is preparing for Christmas markets

But there won't be an ice rink in Hviezdoslavovo Square this year.


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