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Finance Minister Igor Matovič (centre) informs of his trip to Moscow on April 9, 2021.
The Heger cabinet is now complete. Progressives make their way to parliament. 9. apr9. Apr 2021, at 16:42
Sputnik V vaccines arrived at Košice airport on March 1, 2021
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Schools gradually re-open from April 12. Slovak politicians call for de-escalation of tensions on the Ukrainian-Russian border. 8. apr8. Apr 2021, at 18:49
The new cabinet of Eduard Heger held its first session on April 7, 2021.
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Slovakia will receive first Johnson & Johnson vaccines by the end of April. Skier Petra Vlhová ends cooperation with her Italian coach. 7. apr7. Apr 2021, at 17:28
Vaccination in Trenčín
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Former PM published the most sexist status. Most of the prices in Bratislava public transport will be more expensive. 6. apr6. Apr 2021, at 18:05
A family celebrates Easter in Košice.
For some Easter means just four days holiday, for others it is the biggest religious festival of the year. 2. apr2. Apr 2021, at 13:02
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A calculator will provide an estimation of when it will be your turn for vaccination. Journey by train between Bratislava and Prague will take longer. 1. apr1. Apr 2021, at 18:08
Constitutional Court President Ivan Fiačan informs about the verdict on national emergency.
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President will appoint the new cabinet tomorrow. Last chance to get counted in the online census. Slovakia defeated Russia in the World Cup qualifier. 31. mar31. Mar 2021, at 17:27
President Zuzana Čaputová accepted a resignation of PM Igor Matovič and assigned Eduard Heger with forming new cabinet.
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Rules for travelling to Austria will be harder for cross-border commuters. The epidemic situation in Slovakia keeps improving. 30. mar30. Mar 2021, at 18:02
President Zuzana Čaputová met with Eduard Heger, who is said to replace Igor Matovič as the prime minister.
New map of districts come into effect. The end of online census is nearing. 29. mar29. Mar 2021, at 17:53
Slovakia will switch to the daylight savings time this coming Sunday.
The coalition crisis must be resolved by Monday. 26. mar26. Mar 2021, at 17:15
SaS ministers leaving presidential palace after resignation.
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Slovakia’s economy should grow by 3.3 percent in 2021. Slovakia commemorates the departure of the first transport from Slovakia to Auschwitz. 25. mar25. Mar 2021, at 17:58
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Coalition negotiations are stuck. Trnava-based carmaker will have their very first Slovak CEO. 24. mar24. Mar 2021, at 18:08
PM Igor Matovič was present in the presidential palace at both resignation acts.
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Hungarian minority parties merge. Ongoing parliamentary session adjourned due to coalition conflicts. 23. mar23. Mar 2021, at 17:49
SaS chair Richard Sulík announced his resignation from economy minister post on March 22.
Za Ľudí will comment on their next steps in the coalition only tomorrow. The European Medicines Agency does not recommend ivermectin for Covid-19 treatment. 22. mar22. Mar 2021, at 17:56
AstraZeneca vaccines against Covid-19
Coalition crisis talks ongoing. Police will check airports for holidaymakers. Parliament debates climate petition on Global Climate Strike day. 19. mar19. Mar 2021, at 15:25
Financial Administration takes steps against fraudster over Chinese textiles, damage is estimated at almost to €51 million. Slovak alcohol drinkers must learn cultivated drinking, medical examiner says. 18. mar18. Mar 2021, at 18:25
Eduard Heger, acting health minister, announced several Covid-related changes on March 17.
Rules for vaccinating foreigners specified. The waiting room for vaccination is now open. 17. mar17. Mar 2021, at 17:50
PM Igor Matovič meets with President Zuzana Čaputová.
Some people cancelled their vaccination appointment after a public-service broadcaster's report. Guinea pigs and mice vaccinated with Sputnik V are fine. 16. mar16. Mar 2021, at 18:05
SaS calls on the prime minister to resign.
Labour minister resigns. Virtual waiting room will be launched later than planned. 15. mar15. Mar 2021, at 18:08
President Zuzana Čaputová accepted the resignation of Health Minister Marek Krajčí on Friday, March 12.
AstraZeneca batch under probe in Austria and Denmark not used in Slovakia. President wants Security Council committee to get involved after SIS director's arrest. 12. mar12. Mar 2021, at 16:30