Category Archives: Slovakia

Russia Accuses Slovak Watchdog of Sputnik V ‘Sabotage,’ Demands Return of Vaccines

Slovakia’s drug watchdog said the batch it received was not the same as well-reviewed test batches. Sputnik V’s official Twitter account on Thursday accused the Slovak Drug agency SUKL of a “disinformation campaign” against the Russian vaccine after the watchdog said the batch of 200,000 vaccines the country received differed from those reviewed by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and

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Slovakia Health Minister Resigns Over Sputnik V Dispute

Slovakia’s health minister has announced his resignation after coming under pressure from the country’s four-party ruling coalition for ordering Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, Reuters reported Thursday.  Slovakia became the second EU country after Hungary to purchase Sputnik V for national use, bypassing EU authorization of the jab. Prime Minister Igor Matovic ignited backlash from two coalition parties when he

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Slovakia in Diplomatic Row Over Sputnik-for-Ukraine Payment Joke

Slovakia has found itself in a diplomatic row after its prime minister made an offhand joke about paying for Russian coronavirus vaccine shipments with Ukrainian territory. Kiev demanded an apology after Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovič said in a radio interview Wednesday that he promised Russia southwestern Ukraine’s Zakarpattia region in exchange for Sputnik V jabs. Matovič later explained that he

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Slovakia to support Ukraine reform toward EU, NATO integration

09:00, 17.02.21 – UNIAN Slovakia realized Ukraine must address the issues of Russian occupation of Crimea and the war in Donbas, at the same time implementing reform. Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia Ivan Korcok has assured that his country will support reform in Ukraine toward future integration into the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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MEP Radacovsky: We should never forget people who fought for liberation from fascism

Miroslav Radačovský has laid flowers to the monument of Eternal Glory in Kyiv We should never forget people who fought for freedom and liberation from fascism. This was stated by the MEP  from Slovakia Miroslav Radačovský after the laying of flowers to the monument of Eternal Glory in Kyiv. “This is an important day for me. I’m walking here, I

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Ten top diplomats on 75th anniversary of WW2 end warn against efforts to falsify, manipulate history

23:15, 07 May 2020 The future should be based on the facts of history and justice for the victims of totalitarian regimes, the statement says. Manipulating the historical events that led to World War 2 and to the division of Europe in its aftermath is a “regrettable effort to falsify history”, says a joint statement by the U. S. Secretary

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