Five Lenins in unexpected places
The smashing of a statue of Lenin in Kiev by protesters leaves the city without a monument to the leader of the 1917 revolution - but there are plenty left in other countries, and indeed in other parts of Ukraine.
Bata descendants seek compensation for seized property
THE DESCENDANTS of Jan Antonin Bata, one of the wealthiest men in former Czechoslovakia, are seeking compensation from the Slovak state for property that was confiscated from them after the Second World War.
Highway tunnel blast claims one victim
ONE MAN is dead and five are injured in the second major construction accident in nine months on the same stretch of the cross-country D1 highway in eastern Slovakia.
Explosion in tunnel near Levoca claims one life
A 39-year-old man died and another five people were injured in an explosion that occurred on August 12 in the A ibenik tunnel near SpiA skA1 2 Hrhov in eastern Slovakia.
[Locked] Royal visit boosted visits to Poprad website
A VISIT by Prince and Princess Akishino of the Japanese royal family boosted the number of visitors to the official website of Poprad, one of the places the couple visited during their official stay in Slovakia in late June, the SITA newswire wrote.