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Top 3 news from Last Week in Slovakia

Situation at RTVS provokes media freedom concerns.

Former Parliament's Speaker Pavol Paška died of heart attack at age 60.

Journalists of the public-service Radio and Television of Slovakia published an open letter saying they "are fighting with the mistrust we feel towards our superiors, towards their intentions and skills”.

Smer plans to postpone the balanced budget plan by 2020 to find space for replacing the so-called Christmas bonuses for pensioners with a 13th pension.

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