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According to a Slovak expert on Russia, Putin no longer seeks to be the pillar of responsibility for everything that is going on in Russia. Constitutional reform, which is being drafted, may very well "deter the future deal with Kiev" and jeopardize the dialogue with the EU.

What solutions do the parties offer in their election manifestos regarding the defense and security policies?

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Slovakia needs to prepare resources to cover social expenditures during similar crisis situations as in connection with the pandemic, unions say. Kurzarbeit is cheaper than unemployment benefits and should be introduced in Slovakia, according to representatives of industry and trade unions.

Čínsky prezident Xi Jinping v pekingskom laboratóriu. [EPA-EFE/Xinhua/Ju Peng]

Naratív o tom, že vďaka autoritárskym praktikám čínskeho režimu sa podarilo dostať Covid-19 pod kontrolu, využíva ako svoju propagandu vládna komunistická strana, tvrdí MATEJ ŠIMALČÍK.

Pre-election analysis of the attitudes of Slovak political parties to European topics in the form of interviews with EURACTIV.sk editors. Podcast in Slovak language