This Week in Slovakia
Prehľad toho najdôležitejšieho, čo sa u nás stalo v uplynulom týždni v anglickom jazyku. Televízne spravodajstvo investigatívneho novinára Toma Nicholsona, Kanaďana žijúceho na Slovensku.
Prehľad udalostí na Slovensku a slovenskom pohraničí za minulý týždeň v angličtine vybraných redaktorom kanadského pôvodu žijúcim na Slovensku Tomom Nicholsonom.
31. máj 2010 o 20:00 Tom Nicholson, TV SME
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With less than two weeks to go before national elections, the opposition and government blocs are in a dead heat, with the results too close to call. Also cartoonist enters election campaign.
The revelations about Smer’s off-the-books financing have significantly increased the party’s political isolation. Until now, only the opposition SaS and SDKÚ parties have rejected working with Mr Fico after elections. But last week, the Christian Democrats and a Hungarian opposition party hopped on the bandwagon.
The background to this political crossfire was a law passed by the Hungarian parliament on Wednesday that makes it easier for ethnic Hungarians in neighbouring countries to gain Hungarian citizenship.
The last 10-kilometre stretch of freeway between Bratislava and Žilina was opened over the weekend. The 200-kilometre journey between the two cities now takes about 90 minutes by car.