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1 hr ago | Slovak Spectator

Fico proposes stronger Slovak position in Slovenske Eletrarne

THE GOVERNMENT wants to strengthen the state's position in electricity producer Slovenske Eletrarne .

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5 hrs ago | Transitions Online

Are Sanctions the Visegrad Four's Last Straw?

The Visegrad group of Central European countries Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary has never had an easy life.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Poland, Robert Fico, Donald Tusk

9 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

US Air Force training in Slovakia

The US forces will learn how to land in conditions with poor visibility and high dustiness.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe, Slovakia Travel, World News, Europe Travel, US Military, US Air Force, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia Travel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

12 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

Supposed Slovak detained in Ukraine may be tied to identity theft

THE ALLEGEDLY Slovak Miroslav RohA A who was detained for participating among pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine is not a member of the Slovak army, spokesman of the Slovak Armed Forces A tefan ZemanoviA told the TASR newswire.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

Tue Aug 19, 2014

TrekEarth

The long boat

A gigantic ferry boat in the Danube River at Bratislava in Slovakia, which broke away from Czechoslovakia in 1993.

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New York Daily News

Photographer captures violent lightning storm

Slovakian photographer, Tomas Hulik, 38, set up his camera up in the window of his 12th-floor apartment during a ferocious storm - and captured nature's fury.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

PR-inside.com

Slovenske elektrarne, a.s. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Study Released

The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company's key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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Slovak Spectator

The Czech Philharmonic performed in Roma settlemen

CZECH singer Ida Kelarova, in collaboration with the Chavorenge children's choir and the Czech Philharmonic orchestra, kicked off a series of three concerts held in Roma settlements and a Jewish synagogue on August 6. The first performance took place in the settlement near Lenartov, a village in Presov Region.

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Slovak Spectator

Fico slams sanctions again, Kiska says sacrifice is needed

PRIME Minister Robert Fico has continued his habit of characterising sanctions that the EU and United States are imposing on Russia as senseless and harmful to Slovakia.

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Slovak Spectator

[Locked] Kotleba not invited to SNP celebrations

THE REGION known as the centre of anti-fascist resistance during the Second World War shocked the country by electing a man with a far-right background as its regional governor.

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Arkansas Online

Listen to eastern Europe

The leaders of Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic feel sanctions against Russia have gone a little too far.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Former PM aide gets suspended sentenced for corruption

The verdict is still not valid, as both of the convicted have appealed. "The announced verdict of the Specialised Criminal Court's judge proves that corruption has penetrated the highest levels in our society," said a prosecutor of the Office of the Special Prosecutor, after the verdict was announced, as quoted by the SITA newswire, adding that ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Europe, Robert Fico

Slovak Spectator

Slovakia less religious than census numbers show

THE VAST majority of Slovaks claim to have some religious affiliation, with most describing themselves as Roman Catholic.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Czech Happenings

1989 Prague protest on August 21 heralds regimeA s fall

The demonstration against the communist regime held in Prague exactly 25 years ago, on August 21, 1989, marked the 21st anniversary of the invasion of the country by Warsaw Pact troops led by the Soviet army and heralded the Velvet Revolution that toppled the regime three months later.

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Related Topix: World News, Activism

Sat Aug 16, 2014

TrekEarth

OMG, How he got there??

This is the tower of the Castle Devin, near Bratislava. Only at home, looking at my pictures, I noticed a guy fishing from the tower.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Food Industry

Slovakia warns against 'meaningless' sanctions as EU crisis talks over Russian export ban begin

"Who profits from [the] EU economy decreasing, Russia's economy having troubles and Ukraine economically on its knees?" asked Slovakian PM Robert Fico.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Robert Fico, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science

Tehran Times

Six Iranian short films to compete in UNICA festival

Six short films produced by the Iranian Young Cinema Society will be competing in a festival that UNICA will hold in Piestany, Slovakia from August 23 to 30. "Mutual Memories" by Shima Naseri, "Wars" by Saeid Madadi Mahani, "Cut" Reza Jamali, "My Life" by Mehdi Rahimzadeh and Amir-Reza Jalalian, "Ding" by Mohammadreza Rafiei, and "Down, Under the ... (more)

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

Rule of Small Prices; European Sanction Solidarity Goes Up in Flames: ...

Rule of Small Prices; European Sanction Solidarity Goes Up in Flames: Slovakia "We Can't Sacrifice Our Interests in the Name of Some Duel" Tit-for-tat sanction cracks widened to the breaking point today following a report Ukraine Approves Law on Sanctions Against Russia .

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Related Topix: Robert Fico, World News,

EurActiv.com

Slovakia grumbles as EU begins crisis Russia food ban talks

The Slovakian prime minister, Robert Fico, criticised EU sanctions against Russia as a 'meaningless' gesture that would hit growth prospects, as officials from the bloc's 28 states began emergency talks on Russia's ban on Western food imports today .

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Europe, Robert Fico, Life, Fruits, Agriculture, Science

The Baltimore Sun

Slovak PM says nation must be ready for Russian gas supply cut

Slovakia must be prepared for a potential disruption of Russian natural gas supplies via Ukraine, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Robert Fico

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