TODAY IN SLOVAKIA

Thursday news digest: PM is a plagiarist, Foreign Minister says UK inconsistent

Read your overview of news from Slovakia on Thursday, July 16, 2020.

Igor MatovičIgor Matovič (Source: SITA)

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PM Matovič plagiarised his thesis, too

The Denník N has discovered that as well as Speaker of Parliament Boris Kollár and Education Minister Branislav Gröhling, PM Igor Matovič also plagiarised his thesis.

He copied two publications in his thesis that earned him his master's degree in 1998, often copying word for word entire pages, including tables, the daily reports. When a reporter of Denník N went to the library to look at the thesis, four other people, including the dean of the faculty, sat with her and did not let her take pictures of the text.

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