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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

Istanbul ratification still nowhere in sight

The international document preventing violence against women was one of the reasons why a former justice minister left the government.

Students will return to streets on Friday

They will hold up the letters of the last sentence from the last story by murdered Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak.

The April 15 protest in Bratislava

How a furniture hit is produced: IKEA’s Billy is from Slovakia Photo

The plant in Trnava has been operating since 1993, daily exporting furniture to the whole world.

Popular Billy bookshelves by IKEA ar emad ein Slovakia