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The Slovak Snapshots: Six years since the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancee
24th February 2024 • Podcasty • Ringier Slovakia Media s.r.o.
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In the twenty-first episode of "The Slovak Snapshots" podcast, we'll traverse through a diverse landscape of news in Slovakia. From groundbreaking scientific achievements that will leave you in awe, to inspiring community initiatives that'll warm your heart, we've got it all covered. This podcast is purely about Slovakia in English.

On Wednesday, February 21, six years marked the tragic anniversary of the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová. In remembrance, the Initiative For a Decent Slovakia organized commemorative gatherings across 32 cities worldwide—23 within Slovakia and nine internationally.

Farmers organized protests in several Slovak cities on Thursday. Members of the Slovak Chamber of Agriculture and Food (SPPK) thus joined the European protests of farmers and food producers to express their dissatisfaction with the decisions of the European Union. 4,000 farmers went to the protest with more than 2,200 pieces of agricultural equipment, while the action also included blocking two border crossings.

The announcement of Francesco Calzona as head coach of Italian champions SSC Napoli was an unprecedented move that caught the attention of football enthusiasts around the world. This unique dual role represents a significant challenge and a huge opportunity for Calzona, who has already made his mark in his first game for Napoli.

"The Slovak Snapshots" podcast is written and recorded by Zorislav Poljak.




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