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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Massive gatherings remember Kuciak and Kušnírová: We did not forget!

One year after the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak, large protests took place around Slovakia.

Protest gathering in Bratislava, February 21, 2019.

Owls indicate spring is coming

Male owls lured by bird calls fly in to take a look at the intruder.

Long-eared owl

Murder of journalist: We need to see indictments of masterminds soon

International journalists’ organisations are “cautiously optimistic” after meeting investigators of the Kuciak murder.

Ján Kuciak

Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová were murdered one year ago (timeline)

These are the notable moments of the first year since the murder.

Paying tribute to Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová.