Latest News for: Slovakia


NIK as co-author of report on peer review in Supreme Audit Office of Slovakia (Najwyzsza Izba Kontroli)

Public Technologies 13 Apr 2021
NIK President Marian Banaś took part in the official presentation of results of the international peer review of the Supreme Audit Office of Slovakia. NIK - together with the SAIs of the United States of America, Finland and Hungary - carried out the project at the request of the President of the SAI of Slovakia, Karol Mitrik.

Slovakia country profile

BBC News 12 Apr 2021
Right at the heart of Europe with a history closely intertwined with its neighbours, Slovakia has managed to preserve its own language and distinct culture ... Independent Slovakia went through an initial period of political turbulence, but weathered the 2008 financial crisis to emerge as a prosperous and stable parliamentary democracy.

European Court of Human Rights finds Slovakia failed to properly investigate police brutality against Romani children

Romano 12 Apr 2021
The European Court for Human Rights in Strasbourg, France (ECtHR) has handed down a decision in a case of police using force against three Romani minors in a police vehicle while transporting them to a police station in 2009 in Košice, Slovakia.

Hungary to Help Slovakia Test Sputnik V After Licensing Controversy

Hungary Today 12 Apr 2021
Slovakia has ignited a controversy around the Russian Sputnik V vaccine after its drug testing agency not only announced that it cannot license the vaccine due to missing information, but even asserted that the Sputnik V doses currently in use around the world are only the same in name, not composition ... Hungary Promises Help to Slovakia in Testing.

Slovakia: Former PM says door is still open for Russia despite Sputnik V vaccine row

Ruptly 10 Apr 2021
Former Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovic said on Friday that the door was still open for Russia despite a row over a shipment of Sputnik V vaccines, after Moscow called on Slovakia to return the delivered doses, citing contract violations. Tensions rose when Slovakia's State ...

Slovakia claims a bait-and-switch with Russian vaccines it ordered

The Seattle Times 09 Apr 2021
Russia’s vaccine diplomacy suffered a setback on Thursday when Slovakia, one ...

Moscow on Sputnik V Supply to Slovakia: We Did Our Best to Maintain Civilized Cooperation

Urdu Point 09 Apr 2021
Commenting on the situation enfolding in Slovakia around Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19, the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said that Moscow had done everything possible to maintain civilized and equitable cooperation.

Russia says Sputnik V dispute with Slovakia won’t undermine EU confidence

Metro USA 09 Apr 2021
“If Slovakia doesn’t need the vaccine, other countries will be pleased… there will be more for others,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Russia called on Slovakia on ...

Hungary to assist Slovakia in inspection of Russian vaccine

ABC News 09 Apr 2021
Slovakia’s deputy prime minister has asked Hungary for help inspecting doses of the Russian-made COVID-19 vaccine ... .

Russia demands Slovakia returns doses after Sputnik V Covid vaccine row

The Times/The Sunday Times 09 Apr 2021
Russia’s “vaccine diplomacy” has suffered a blow after Slovakia complained that Moscow supplied it with doses of the Sputnik V jab that differed from those ...

Hero Cycles in talks with Slovakia company for e-bike facility

The Economic Times 09 Apr 2021
The company is in advanced negotiation with a bike maker in Slovakia for a partnership or an alliance which will give the company a footprint to cater a very significant demand emanating out of Western Europe, especially post Covid ... .

Russia cries “sabotage” after Slovakia questions quality of Sputnik vaccine

Ars Technica 09 Apr 2021
Russia has asked Slovakia to return 200,000 doses of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine after Slovak testing indicated serious quality control issues ... In light of Slovakia’s doubts about the quality of the vaccine doses, Russia went ...

If Slovakia Does Not Need Russia's Sputnik V, Others Will Get More - Kremlin

Urdu Point 09 Apr 2021
Slovakia's domestic discussion related to Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus is not Russia's business, if the country does not need the vaccine, it only means other nations will receive more, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday ... If Slovakia does not need ...

Slovakia Plans to Ask Hungary for Review of Russia's Sputnik V - Deputy Prime Minister

Urdu Point 09 Apr 2021
Slovak Deputy Prime Minister Igor Matovic said that he on Friday intended to discuss with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto the possibility of examining Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 for the transparency of the drug study that showed its high efficacy ... ....