Slovakia

Slovakia promises to pay for Russian gas in euros

Slovakia promises to pay for Russian gas in euros

Slovakia, which meets 85-87% of its natural gas needs at the expense of Russia, will pay for supplies in euros, Prime Minister Eduard Heger said. "We will pay for gas in euros in the second half of May. This is our plan", …

Slovakia willing to pay for Russian gas in rubles

Slovakia willing to pay for Russian gas in rubles

Economy minister of Slovakia Richard Sulik said the country could not be cut off from Russian gas flows and if it had to pay in rubles it would. "The gas (flow) must not stop," Slovak Economy Minister Richard Sulik said in a …

NATO establishes four additional battlegroups in Europe

NATO establishes four additional battlegroups in Europe

NATO creates four additional multinational battlegrounds in Europe in response to the Russian special military operation in Ukraine, says a statement circulated after an extraordinary NATO summit on Thursday. "We are also …

DPA: NATO to send troops to Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia

DPA: NATO to send troops to Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia

As the German news agency DPA reported yesterday, NATO intends to build up its forces in the east of the Alliance - primarily in Romania, Bulgaria and Slovakia, which is associated with an escalation of tension in relations with Russia. …

Europe beats covid anti-records

Europe beats covid anti-records

The outgoing German chancellor has described the Covid-19 situation in her country as "dramatic". “The fourth wave is hitting our country with full force,” Merkel told an event for the Association of …

Slovakia defeates Poland at Euro-2020

Slovakia defeates Poland at Euro-2020

Slovakia gained a shock victory over 10-man Poland in their European Championship Group E opener in St Petersburg, BBC reports. Milan Skriniar's fine low shot on the turn from the edge of the penalty area secured the three points …

Russia loses to Slovakia in World Cup qualifier

Russia loses to Slovakia in World Cup qualifier

Russia’s national football team lost 1:2 to Slovakia in a qualifier for the 2022 World Cup on Tuesday. The match was held in the Slovakian town of Trnava without spectators. The goals for Slovakia were scored by Milan …

Sputnik V takes European governments apart

Sputnik V takes European governments apart

Sputnik V has now become a bone of contention between countries in the West. The Slovak government is about to collapse because of it. Vestnik Kavkaza analyses why the Russian vaccine is still being persecuted in Europe.

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine splits Slovakia ruling coalition

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine splits Slovakia ruling coalition

Slovakia was thrown into a political crisis over a secret deal to acquire Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine orchestrated by the country’s prime minister despite disagreement among his coalition partners. …

Slovakia approves Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine

Slovakia approves Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine

Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine's use has been approved in Slovakia, the country's Health Minister Marek Krajci said. The country could start using the shots for volunteers in two weeks at the earliest, after …

Europe introduces lockdown on Christmas

Europe introduces lockdown on Christmas

Italy has ordered a nationwide lockdown over much of the Christmas and New Year period in an effort to combat a rise in coronavirus cases, BBC writes in the article Covid: Italy latest European country to order Christmas lockdown. The country will be under "red-zone" restrictions over the public holidays, with non-essential shops, restaurants and bars closed, and Italians only allowed to travel for work, health and emergency reasons. Limited home visits will be allowed

Slovakia concerned over fighting in Nagorno Karabakh

Slovakia concerned over fighting in Nagorno Karabakh

Slovakia joins the rising tide of calls within the international community for an immediate end to all military operations in Nagorno Karabakh, chief of Slovak diplomacy Ivan Korcok said. "On behalf of the Slovak Republic, I'd …