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Artist gets conditional sentence for damaging communist memorial

The memorial is damaged quite often. Compiled by Spectator staff ,26. Sep 2017, at 13:48

The memorial in Košice

Third anti-corruption march drew thousandsPhoto

The only demand that has been met to date is the abrogation of Vladimír Mečiar’s amnesties by parliament.26. Sep 2017, at 5:44

The anti-corruption march

Kiska: Facebook to reinforce teams focusing on extremist posts

Kiska's US visit brings several high-profile meetings. Compiled by Spectator staff ,26. Sep 2017, at 4:41

Ex-minister Daniel Lipšic gets suspended sentence for car-crash manslaughter

In a widely publicised case which prompted then ex-minister and MP Daniel Lipšic (of the Nova party) to leave top politics, the court has decided on a suspended sentence. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. Sep 2017, at 14:28

Ex-monister, ex-MP Daniel Lipšic.

Voters don’t understand self-governing regions

Rules for regional elections change, which may bring some surprising victories. Radka Minarechová ,25. Sep 2017, at 13:05

One of the biggest fights is expected in Banská Bystrica Region.

Who wants to become regional governor?

Here are the complete lists of candidates. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. Sep 2017, at 13:00

Several rules for elections will change.

FAQ: How can foreigners vote in regional elections in Slovakia?

Currently 75,423 foreigners can influence the results of the upcoming regional elections. Here is what you need to know before visiting a polling station. Nina Francelová ,25. Sep 2017, at 13:00

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Standard of living in Belarus is better than in Slovakia is a hoax

Hoaxes that have appeared on the Internet in Slovak over the past month Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Sep 2017, at 12:30

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko

Quote of the week

“We are one of the few states in Europe that does not have an air connection like Košice-Poprad-Bratislava.” Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Sep 2017, at 6:30

Andrej Danko

Focus Poll: Government loses support

Extremist party led by Marian Kotleba would have come third Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Sep 2017, at 1:21

The ruling coalition (L-R: SNS-Andrej Danko, Smer-Robert Fico. Most-Híd-Béla Bugár) would have problems forming a cabinet.

Ex-mining inspector Tejbus to receive award for civic courage

The man who was sacked for pointing out the stalled investigation of the gravest mining tragedy in modern Slovakia as well as member of the involved expert department, will be awarded for his courage and… Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Sep 2017, at 15:16

Ján Mičovksý speaking

Bike or electric car: ministers joined mobility weekPhoto

They have been participating in the event since 2012. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Sep 2017, at 23:10

Labour Minister Ján Richter

Coalition only agrees on how to talk. But what will they talk about?

Budget talks to decide on concrete policies. Danko wants airplanes, Fico wants better pay for nights and weekends. Michaela Terenzani ,20. Sep 2017, at 20:20

Danko, Fico, Bugar.

Russian MiGs bring tension to the coalition

But the defence minister denies any crisis. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Sep 2017, at 12:56


Teachers and scientist support anti-corruption march

They praise the activities of students who may change the current state of corruption. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Sep 2017, at 12:52

Organisers of the first student protest, Karolína Farská and Dávid Straka.

People may lose money in fake competitions on Facebook

The attackers often try to obtain information necessary for online transactions. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Sep 2017, at 21:37

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Slovaks drink less and less

Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.Ján Krempaský19. Sep 2017, at 21:08

New education minister cancels controversial EU-fund call for research

The new education minister scrapped the dubious legacy of her predecessor, the call for proposals to support research and development. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Sep 2017, at 19:18

Educaiton Minister Martina Lubyová

Chemists from 10 countries training in Slovakia

The exercise will last until September 29. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Sep 2017, at 14:21

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