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Today in Slovakia

The four-leaf clover is complete: OĽaNO starts talks with Sme Rodina, Za Ľudí, and SaS (news digest)

Overview of news from Slovakia on March 5, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Mar 2020, at 0:03

From the left to the right: Igor Matovič, Richard Sulík, Boris Kollár, and Andrej Kiska.

Kollár is the lesser evil for Matovič. What is the problem with his past?

Boris Kollár claims he has never been part of the mafia.Roman Cuprik, 5. Mar 2020, at 16:47

Boris Kollár (Sme Rodina)

Slovakia to get its most conservative parliament

Where does that leave reproductive rights?Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 5. Mar 2020, at 8:00

Ordinary People and Independent Personalities presenting their slate. Igor Matovič in the middle, Anna Záborská is first from left.
Today in Slovakia

Matovič got his assignment, V4 to jointly fight virus (news digest)

Overview of news from Slovakia on March 4, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Mar 2020, at 22:07

OĽaNO chair Igor Matovič waits with a bouquet in the Presidential Palace to be accepted by President Zuzana Čaputová on March 4, 2020.

On winning battles and losing wars

The election result has brought some bad news for foreigners living in Slovakia.Anca Dragu, 4. Mar 2020, at 16:12

It's official: Matovič assigned to form the new government

The potential new prime minister said he would do everything to create a government that history books would mention as the greatest one Slovakia ever had.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Mar 2020, at 13:33

Igor Matovič and Zuzana Čaputová

Texts about election results written by a robot. Sme daily tried a rare experiment

The Sme daily provides election results for every municipality in Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Mar 2020, at 13:21

The editorial room of the Sme daily.
Today in Slovakia

The Washington Post writes about "short-term" election success (news digest)

Overview of news from Slovakia on March 3, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Mar 2020, at 22:32

Sme Rodina chair Boris Kollár meets President Zuzana Čaputová in the Presidential Palace on March 3, 2020.

The Kollár-Kiska relationship may be troublesome for Matovič

Kiska is unwilling to be a part of a government that includes Sme Rodina.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Mar 2020, at 22:23

OĽaNO chair Igor Matovič (left) and Za Ľudí chair Andrej Kiska (right) hold a press conference after their first unofficial post-election talk in Bratislava on March 3, 2020.

One vote cost OĽaNO 3 euros, Most-Híd paid eight times more

How much did the parties invest into their campaign and how did it pay off?Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Mar 2020, at 14:31

OĽaNO's supporters during the election night
Today in Slovakia

Matovič launched coalition talks, met Čaputová (news digest)

Overview of news from Slovakia on March 2, 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Mar 2020, at 23:00

President Zuzana Čaputová received Igor Matovič, the prime-minister-to-be. Boris Kollár will reportedly be the third top constitutional official - as the parliament's speaker.

Why Čaputová's former party did not make it to parliament

PS/Spolu remaining outside parliament was the surprise of the 2020 election.Lucia Praus2. Mar 2020, at 19:13

How did Slovakia vote?

Check out how the districts and self-governing regions in Slovakia voted in the February 29 parliamentary election.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Mar 2020, at 13:24

Martovce near Komárno (Nitra Region)

Betters capitalised on OĽaNO's victory

One person won €21,000.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Mar 2020, at 13:18

OĽaNO chair Igor Matovič (l) and Sme Rodina chair Boris Kollár (r)
Last Week in Slovakia

Slovakia will get an Ordinary PM

The composition of the next parliament still raises more questions than answers the day after election weekend.Michaela Terenzani, 2. Mar 2020, at 13:00

Matovič holds all the trump cards

The rest of the potential ruling coalition is left at his mercy.Peter Tkačenko2. Mar 2020, at 12:28

Fico (left) and Matovič.

Final results: Debacle for the coalition, great victory for Matovič

The official results of the parliamentary elections confirm OĽaNO’s victory.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Mar 2020, at 18:56

Igor Matovič

A political revolution or the time of marketing and populism?

The foreign media respond to the election outcome.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Mar 2020, at 16:24

Igor Matovič

Matovič and Čaputová have something in common

Slovakia is set to get a conservative parliament and a conservative government. What does it mean and how long will they last?Michaela Terenzani, 1. Mar 2020, at 14:58

Smer falls from grace, descends into opposition

A major self-reflection required if the once-strongest party wants to halt the fall.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 1. Mar 2020, at 14:09

PM Peter Pellegrini after February's elections.