Regular flights to Ukraine will re-start this weekend

Two airlines will be flying to Kyiv and other places in Ukraine from October.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Oct 2020, at 17:50

First charter flights left Bratislava.

Ukrainian president praised Slovakia for not recognising annexation of Crimea

President Zuzana Čaputová also noted that Slovakia supports the integration of Ukraine in the EU.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Sep 2020, at 12:01

President Zuzana Čaputová and President Volodymyr Zelensky

Hygienists consider new measure for foreign employees entering their workplace

Seasonal workers who are behind the increase of positive cases in Slovakia, come mostly from Ukraine and Serbia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Aug 2020, at 17:25

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Today in Slovakia

News digest: Slovakia is a red zone country, ex-state secretary Jankovská remains in custody

Check out the overview of news from Wednesday, August 5, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Aug 2020, at 17:23

Monika Jankovská (centre) will remain in custody.

Ukraine put Slovakia on its red list. Self-isolation will be mandatory

Slovakia has been on the list since early August.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Aug 2020, at 17:15

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Economy minister: A gas crisis may come after the New Year

Slovakia will probably have to use all measures possible to secure supplies.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Dec 2019, at 12:55

Gas storage facility in Gajary.

Čaputová in Ukraine: Every country can freely choose where it wants to belong

The Slovak president appreciated the reform efforts in the country.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Sep 2019, at 22:34

Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová visited Ukraine on September 16, meeting with her counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky

New flights will connect Bratislava and Odessa, Ukraine

The flights will be launched on November 3.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Aug 2019, at 21:40

Bratislava Airport is the eighth best airport in eastern Europe.

Slovak dairy manufacturer will expand to Ukraine

Kozí Vŕšok is expected to supply hundreds of shops in Ukraine with cheese.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Jul 2019, at 22:06

Kozí vŕšok may supply over a thousand supermarkets in Ukraine with its cheese and other dairy products.

Čaputová in Poland: Relations with Russia not improving

The president said unity is needed in NATO.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Jul 2019, at 22:10


Modern deterrence and cyber threats among main topics of NATO meeting in Bratislava

Bratislava held the NATO Spring Parliamentary Assembly on May 31-June 3.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Jun 2019, at 22:34

NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Bratislava

Transpetrol restored oil supplies via the Druzhba pipeline

Supplies were halted due to contamination.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. May 2019, at 13:16

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Kiev is the third most popular destination at the Bratislava airport

In addition, the airport experienced the strongest April in history.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. May 2019, at 21:56

Bratislava Airport is the eighth best airport in eastern Europe.

Ukrainian students to demand freedom for Oleg Sentsov in Bratislava

The play “Missing Director” calls on Slovak officials to act in the case of the imprisoned director.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Apr 2019, at 0:59

"Missing Director" is a street play performed by Ukrainian students in European cities, including Bratislava, on April 11.

We Americans have to take responsibility, we can’t just blame Russian trolls for planting fake news

We should be teaching everyone not only the empirical facts of history, but also how to read and write and think critically, says historian Marci Shore.Michaela Terenzani, 7. Mar 2019, at 15:13

Marci Shore

An opinion piece launched a diplomatic shoot-out

The Russian Embassy did not like the opinion piece written by State Secretary of the Defence Ministry Róbert Ondrejcsák.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Mar 2019, at 0:35

State Secretary of the Defence Ministry Róbert Ondrejcsák

Pellegrini: Slovakia will not oppose sanctions against Russia

The country supports the extension of sanctions due to the conflict in the Sea of Azov.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Dec 2018, at 23:19

PM Peter Pellegrini

PM: Slovakia is ready to respond to situation in Ukraine

PM Peter Pellegrini said security forces are prepared for deployment anytime.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Nov 2018, at 14:01

l-r: Interior Minister Denisa Saková, PM Peter Pellegrini and Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš

Slovakia will not introduce special measures on Ukrainian border for now

Interior Minister Denisa Saková met with PM Peter Pellegrini to discuss Slovakia’s security due to the current situation in Ukraine.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Nov 2018, at 22:13

Vyšné Nemecké-Uzhhorod border crossing between Slovakia and Ukraine.