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Robert Fico
ROBERT FICO (Slovak pronunciation: ; born 15 September 1964) is a Slovak politician who has been Prime Minister of Slovakia
Prime Minister of Slovakia
since 4 April 2012; previously he was Prime Minister from 4 July 2006 to 8 July 2010. He has been the leader of the Direction – Social Democracy (SMER-SD) party since 1999. First elected to Parliament in 1992 (whilst within Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
), he was later appointed to the Council of Europe
Council of Europe
. Following his party's victory in the 2006 parliamentary election , he formed the first Fico Cabinet . While later in opposition, Fico again sat as a member of parliament, effectively as leader of the opposition
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Slovak Academy Of Sciences
Štefánikova 49 814 38, Bratislava
Bratislava
1 OFFICIAL LANGUAGE Slovak PRESIDENT Jaromír Pastorek MAIN ORGAN Snem Slovenskej akadémie vied WEBSITE www.sav.skThe SLOVAK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (in Slovak Slovenská akadémia vied, or SAV) is the main scientific and research institution in Slovakia fostering basic and strategic basic research. It was founded in 1942, closed after World War II, and then reestablished in 1953. Its primary mission is to acquire new knowledge of nature, society and technology, specifically targeted at ensuring scientific basis for the advancement in Slovakia. It comprises 58 scientific institutes and 13 ancillary institutions. The SAV edits 44 scientific and scholarly journals and 100–120 monographs per annum. Moreover, 41 scientific and scholarly societies, which associate scientists and scholars from various disciplines, are affiliated with SAV
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PhD
A DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD, PH.D., or DPHIL; Latin _Philosophiae Doctor_) is a type of doctoral degree awarded by universities in many countries . Ph.D.s are awarded for programs across the whole breadth of academic fields. The completion of a Ph.D. is often a requirement for employment as a university professor , researcher , or scientist in many fields. Individuals who have earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree may, in most jurisdictions, use the title of "Doctor " (often abbreviated "Dr") or, in non-English speaking countries, variants such as "Dr. phil." with their name, and may use post-nominal letters such as "Ph.D.", "PhD" or "DPhil" (depending on the awarding institute). The requirements to earn a Ph.D. degree vary considerably according to the country, institution , and time period, from entry-level research degrees to higher doctorates
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Janovice
JANOVICE (Polish : Janowice) is a village situated in the foothills of the Moravian-Silesian Beskids
Moravian-Silesian Beskids
mountain range, 6 km south-east from the town Frýdek-Místek
Frýdek-Místek
and 5 km north-east from Frýdlant nad Ostravicí , Czech Republic . Thanks to the geographical location of the village among the nearby industrial region of Ostrava
Ostrava
and the traditional agricultural area of the Beskids, Janovice
Janovice
can be called "the gate to the Beskids". The village lies in the historical region of Těšín Silesia . HISTORYIt is not certain when the village had been established. It could have been first mentioned in a Latin document of Diocese of Wrocław called Liber fundationis episcopatus Vratislaviensis from around 1305 as item in Jannutha, however it is more likely that Jannutha was in fact Jamnicze, the town predating a nearby Frýdek
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Bratislava
BRATISLAVA (/ˌbrætᵻˈslɑːvə/ or /ˌbrɑː-/ ; Slovak pronunciation: (_ listen ), German : Preßburg_ or _Pressburg_; Hungarian : _Pozsony_) is the capital of Slovakia , and with a population of about 450,000, the country 's largest city. The greater metropolitan area is home to more than 650,000 people. Bratislava is in southwestern Slovakia, occupying both banks of the River Danube and the left bank of the River Morava . Bordering Austria and Hungary , it is the only national capital that borders two sovereign states . The history of the city has been strongly influenced by people of different nations and religions, namely by Austrians , Croats , Czechs , Germans , Hungarians , Jews , Serbs and Slovaks (in alphabetical order)
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Nitra Region
The NITRA REGION (Slovak : Nitriansky kraj , pronounced ; Hungarian : Nyitrai kerület) is one of the administrative regions of Slovakia
Slovakia
. It was first established in 1923 and from 1996 exists in its present borders. It consists of seven districts /okresy/ and 354 municipalities, from which 15 have a town status. The economy of the region focuses more on agriculture, than in other Slovak regions. Nitra
Nitra
is its seat, largest city, and cultural and economic center. CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 Demographics * 3 Economy and climate * 4 Administrative division * 5 References * 6 External links GEOGRAPHYThis region with a long history is situated in the southwest of Slovakia, mostly in the eastern part of the Danubian Lowland
Danubian Lowland

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Hrušovany, Topoľčany District
HRUšOVANY is a municipality in the Topoľčany District
Topoľčany District
of the Nitra Region , Slovakia
Slovakia
. In 2011 it had 1116 inhabitants. The village itself possess a good infrastructure, including kindergarten, basic school, gas distribution network, outdoor and indoor sport fields. The most important sightseeings are Church from the 17th century and Bell Tower. CONTENTS * 1 See also * 2 References * 3 Genealogical resources * 4 External links SEE ALSO * List of municipalities and towns in Slovakia
Slovakia
REFERENCES * ^ http://en.e-obce.sk/obec/hrusovany/hrusovany.html * ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-12. Retrieved 2012-08-09
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Associate Professor
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (frequently capitalized as ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR) is an academic title that can have different meanings. In North America and universities elsewhere using the North American system, it is a position between assistant professor and a full professorship . In some Commonwealth countries, the title associate professor is often used in place of reader , which is used in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and a number of other Commonwealth universities; this usage is typical of universities in Australia and New Zealand , as well as in South Africa , India
India
, parts of Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia
, Ireland
Ireland
and other countries. The title associate professor in those countries, like the title reader, corresponds to a full professorship in North America
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Velvet Revolution
The VELVET REVOLUTION (Czech : sametová revoluce) or GENTLE REVOLUTION (Slovak : nežná revolúcia) was a non-violent transition of power in what was then Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
, occurring from November 17 to December 29, 1989. Popular demonstrations against the one-party government of the Communist
Communist
Party of Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
combined students and older dissidents. The result was the end of 41 years of one-party rule in Czechoslovakia, and the subsequent dismantling of the planned economy and conversion to a parliamentary republic . On November 17, 1989 (International Students\' Day ), riot police suppressed a student demonstration in Prague
Prague
. That event sparked a series of demonstrations from November 19 to late December
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President
In politics, PRESIDENT is a title given to leaders of republican states . In the modern world, it is a common title for the head of state in most republics. The functions exercised by a president vary according to the form of government. In parliamentary and semi-presidential republics, they are limited to those of the head of state, and are thus largely ceremonial. In presidential republics , the role of the president is more prominent, encompassing also (in most cases) the functions of the head of government . In authoritarian regimes, a dictator or leader of a one-party state may also be called a president, often charismatically
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Kotleba – People's Party Our Slovakia
The PEOPLE\'S PARTY – OUR SLOVAKIA (Slovak : Ľudová strana – Naše Slovensko, ĽSNS), since November 2015 officially known as KOTLEBA – PEOPLE\'S PARTY OUR SLOVAKIA (Slovak : Kotleba – Ľudová strana Naše Slovensko), is a far-right political party in Slovakia
Slovakia
. The party declares that it builds on the legacy of Jozef Tiso
Jozef Tiso
. The party's platform includes anti-Roma rhetoric, immigration control, Christian morality, paternalism on economic issues, interest-free national loans, replacement of the euro currency with the Slovak koruna
Slovak koruna
, law and order, rejection of the idea of same-sex civil unions , and criticism of the country's current leadership and foreign policy. The party proposes to reduce the number of parliamentarians from 150 to 100 members, to widen freedom of speech, to establish a home guard, and to withdraw the Slovak military from missions abroad
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Daniel Lipsic
DANIEL LIPšIC (born 8 July 1973) is a Slovak politician and Jurist . He is a former Deputy Prime Minister , Minister of Justice and former Minister of Interior . Until 28 May 2012 he was a member of the Christian Democratic Movement
Christian Democratic Movement
(KDH), in which he served as Vice-President and a Member of Parliament . Through his legal and political career, he is noted for his hard-line stance regarding officials from the former communist Czechoslovak regime, as well as crimes committed during this period. A public anti-corruption activist, he as outspoken against perceived corruption in the political or financial sphere. In May 2012, in the aftermath of the electoral defeat of the Radičová cabinet , Lipšic together with Jana Žitňanský and Gabor Grendel , left the KDH and formed a new political party called NOVA (Slovak : Nová väčšina – Dohoda)
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SME (newspaper)
SME or DENNíK SME (in English : WE ARE Daily) is one of the most widely read mainstream broadsheet in Slovakia
Slovakia
. Their website, SME.sk, is one of the most visited Internet portals in Slovakia. HISTORY AND PROFILESME was founded in mid-January 1993. SME appears 6 times a week. It is issued by Petit Press. The sister newspapers of SME include The Slovak Spectator , Új Szó , Korzár and various regional My noviny newspapers The former managing editors were Martin M. Šimečka and founding editor-in-chief was Karol Ježík . Its target group is very wide, but officially it focuses on readers in bigger cities and agglomerations. Its circulation in December 2006 was 76,590 copies. It was 53,000 copies in 2011. The paper had a circulation of 62,890 copies in September 2012
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European Court Of Human Rights
The EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS (ECHR or ECTHR; French : Cour européenne des droits de l’homme) is a supra-national or international court established by the European Convention on Human Rights . It hears applications alleging that a contracting state has breached one or more of the human rights provisions concerning civil and political rights set out in the Convention and its protocols. An application can be lodged by an individual, a group of individuals or one or more of the other contracting states, and, besides judgments, the Court can also issue advisory opinions. The Convention was adopted within the context of the Council of Europe , and all of its 47 member states are contracting parties to the Convention. The Court is based in Strasbourg
Strasbourg
, France
France

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Budapest
BUDAPEST (Hungarian: ( listen )) is the capital and by far the most populous city of Hungary and one of the largest cities in the European Union . With an estimated 2016 population of 1,759,407 distributed over a land area of about 525 square kilometres (203 square miles), Budapest is also one of the most densely populated major cities in the EU. Budapest is both a city and county , and forms the centre of the Budapest metropolitan area , which has an area of 7,626 square kilometres (2,944 square miles) and a population of 3,303,786, comprising 33 percent of the population of Hungary. The Budapest metropolitan area had a GDP of $141.0 billion (€129.4 billion) in 2016, accounting for 49.6 percent of the GDP of Hungary. GDP per capita in the city is $64,283, which means 148% of the EU average measured on purchasing power parity
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Council Of Europe
The COUNCIL OF EUROPE (COE; French : _Conseil de l'Europe_) is an international organisation whose stated aim is to uphold human rights , democracy , rule of law in Europe and promote European culture . Founded in 1949, it has 47 member states, covers approximately 820 million people and operates with an annual budget of approximately half a billion euros . The organisation is distinct from the 28-nation European Union (EU), although it is sometimes confused with it, partly because the EU has adopted the original European Flag which was created by the Council of Europe in 1955, as well as the European Anthem . No country has ever joined the EU without first belonging to the Council of Europe. The Council of Europe is an official United Nations Observer
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