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Eight men are running for the post of the public-service general director. Outgoing Jaroslav Reznik is one of them.
Public-service television needs a breath of fresh air, experts say. 20. Jun 2022, at 14:32
Schools lack hundreds of teachers. 13. Jun 2022, at 14:46
Zuzana Čaputová meets Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv.
President visits Ukraine, brings back a clear message to a confused nation. 6. Jun 2022, at 14:35
The police took Kováčik directly to prison.
Slovakia is finally punishing high state officials for breaking the law. 30. May 2022, at 15:01
Igor Matovič and his plan
The obnoxious nature of the debate is only one of many issues that is wrong with the events of the past week in Slovakia. 23. May 2022, at 14:24
Far-right LSNS MPs leave the room during Ukrainian President Zelensky's speech.
The kind that is trying to get into government, unfortunately. 16. May 2022, at 15:12
Robert Fico shook hands with his rival, Peter Pellegrini, and with the far right MPs after the vote.
The justice system, not MPs, will decide Fico’s fate in the end. But for now, he has scored a political victory. 9. May 2022, at 13:50
Maypole in Žilina
Fico has decided to hijack the first of May, because too much is at stake for him. 2. May 2022, at 15:36
Robert Kaliňák arrives to the Specialised Criminal Court in Pezinok for questioning as the court decides on pre-trial custody for him.
Police charge former prime minister, commentators exercise caution, Smer goes berserk. 25. Apr 2022, at 16:09
Slovakia is experiencing an unfamiliar emotion. 11. Apr 2022, at 15:32
Mária Patakyová delivers her last report to the MPs as public defender of rights on March 23, 2022.
Mária Patakyová was the right woman for the job. The government has neglected to fill her position. 4. Apr 2022, at 14:15
PM Eduard Heger speaking to the protest against the war in Ukraine on March 4 in Bratislava.
Two prime ministers, one pandemic and war on the border – so far. And don’t forget the fight against corruption. 28. Mar 2022, at 14:17
Sergey Solomasov (right) hands money to Bohuš Garbár.
Spy scandal exposes Russia’s methods of exerting influence in Slovakia. 21. Mar 2022, at 14:27
In March, Slovakia hosts the Saber Strike 22 military exercise.
The war has quickly shifted the conversation about Slovakia’s defence. 14. Mar 2022, at 14:40
Refugees from Ukraine on the border crossing in Vyšné Nemecké.
Slovaks are making their president proud, but how long will it last? 7. Mar 2022, at 15:06
PM Eduard Heger at the border crossing from Ukraine on February 25, 2022.
Slovakia is rising to the challenge of being a good neighbour and a reliable partner, but there is a long road ahead. 28. Feb 2022, at 14:45
Parents of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová during the unveiling of the memorial at the SNP Square in Bratislava on the fourth anniversary of the murder.
The assassination of a journalist gave Slovakia an opportunity to take stock. It has been squandered. 21. Feb 2022, at 14:15
Robert Fico addressed the crowd protesting against DCA, standing against a backdrop of far-right ĽSNS flag.
Those denouncing the defence cooperation agreement brought their wild antics inside parliament. 14. Feb 2022, at 15:44
Smer leader Robert Fico and his deputy chairmen with the inflatable white dove they brought to the protest against the government and defence deal with the US.
The Smer leader once called Slovakia a ‘pro-European island’. No longer. 7. Feb 2022, at 14:35
One of the banners at the protest.
Ruling politicians never had a better opportunity to live up to their foreign policy pledges. 31. Jan 2022, at 14:32
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