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Last Week in Slovakia

Last Week in Slovakia is a commentary and overview of news in Slovakia that The Slovak Spectator subscribers receive in their inboxes every week as part of The Slovak Spectator online subscription.

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Last Week in Slovakia

Election campaign is on, times are tough

Particularly for a former general prosecutor.Michaela Terenzani, 6. Nov 2019, at 18:16

Andrej Danko
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How to handle Halloween-time trauma

Slovak politicians trick-or-treat at scandal’s door.Michaela Terenzani, 30. Oct 2019, at 17:22

Martin Glváč
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Opposition parties do not hasten to marry

What we have seen so far is hardly motivating for the voter.Michaela Terenzani, 23. Oct 2019, at 18:53

Left to right: Igor Matovič (OĽaNO), Ondrej Dostál (OKS), Richard Sulík (SaS), Miroslav Beblavý (Spolu), Michal Truban (PS), Andrej Kiska (Za Ľudí), Alojz Hlina (KDH)
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Two nominees for Record of the Year released within a week

Arguably, only a handful of journalists are likely to hear all 39 hours of Gorilla, but the public will no doubt jump at some sequences.Michaela Terenzani, 16. Oct 2019, at 17:48

Protests over the Gorilla scandal drew thousands into Slovakia’s squares.

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1968 occupation and murder of journalist commemorated.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Aug 2018, at 11:18

Ján Kuciak
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Last Week in Slovakia: Remembering the 1968 occupation

Listen to all the headlines from the last week.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Aug 2018, at 13:57

Tanks in Bratislava
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Last Week in Slovakia: This could be the hottest summer

Listen to all the headlines from the last week.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Aug 2018, at 16:32

Escaping the heat in the city
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Last Week in Slovakia: Kidnapping scandal disrupts Slovak political scene

Listen to all the headlines from the last week.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Aug 2018, at 8:11

Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák
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Last Week in Slovakia: BMW picked Hungary over Slovakia

Last week's news in four minutes.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Aug 2018, at 18:44

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Tourists and locals had to be evacuated due to floods in the Tatras.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Jul 2018, at 15:36

Stará Lesná
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Slovakia to buy 14 American fighter jets.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Jul 2018, at 14:07

This archive picture from 2014 shows an older model of the F-16 fighter jets.
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Last Week in Slovakia: People marched for LGBTI rights in Bratislava

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Jul 2018, at 9:29

Rainbow Pride in Bratislava
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Slovaks have discovered podcasting

The format is still fresh and new for the audience. Slovakia is experiencing a boom in podcasts.Michaela Terenzani, 4. Jul 2018, at 18:22

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Last Week in Slovakia: Kočner detained and then released

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jun 2018, at 22:04

Marián Kočner
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Farmers staged a protest driving their tractors across the country to the capital.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jun 2018, at 17:54

Protesting farmers arrive in Bratislava, June 20.

Last Week in Slovakia: Farmers staged a protest by driving across the country

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Jun 2018, at 15:49

Farmers also met President Andrej Kiska in Bratislava
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President Andrej Kiska delivered a harsh state of the republic address in parliament.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Jun 2018, at 7:40

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Last Week in Slovakia: Kiska gave a harsh state of the republic address

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Jun 2018, at 18:40

Andrej Kiska
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The killing of Filipino expat in Bratislava prompts protests against violence.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Jun 2018, at 21:51

The gathering in Košice
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Last Week in Slovakia: Expat killed in a street attack

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Jun 2018, at 21:50

Remembrance site for Henry, Obchodná Street, Bratislava.
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