News Digest: Druzhba Pipeline Back Online, Oil Flows to Slovakia

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First disinformation about deadly explosion in Poland appears

Continue Deadly Explosion on Tuesday Slovakia recorded its first disinformation story about the incident in Przebodov, Poland, caused by a missile most likely fired from Ukrainian territory.

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Prime Minister Eduardo Hager warned people on Wednesday, stressing: “Be careful and check all sources.” Slovakia is well protected anti-missile attack.

The MFA’s Rastislav Káčer said he was monitoring an “entire gallery” of hoaxes seeking to question Russia’s responsibility. Politicians at home and abroad stressed that the incident would not have happened had it not been for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

He said that Russia is trying to escalate the conflict, and because it recognizes that it is not succeeding, it is doing it in the most brutal ways, trying to inflict as much pain on the public as possible. There is

“Yesterday’s attack was disgusting because we wanted to make people’s lives as complicated as possible by preventing them from accessing heat and electricity.”

Russia launched about 100 missiles against Ukraine on Tuesday. This is the biggest attack on the country’s energy infrastructure. The missile strike also affected the Druzhba oil pipeline, Russian oil supply 1 day to Slovakia and other countries in the region.

The Slovak Ministry of Economy announced late Wednesday afternoon that oil supplies had been renewed.

Poland: President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday that the missile that hit the town of Przevodov near the Polish-Ukrainian border and killed two people was not “an attack on Poland”. He kept saying the S-300 missiles were made in Ukraine, which Ukraine denies. So far there is no evidence that Russia launched missiles to attack Poland. “There are many signs that point to it. [S-300] The explosion occurred at 15:40 on November 15, just 300 meters from the nearest residential area. Activate Article IV, the vehicle used to initiate talks within NATO whenever Alliance members feel threatened.Gazeta Wiborza)

material: In addition to 30 BVP vehicles, Slovakia sends materials to Ukraine to help civilians survive the winter. This should include clothing and generators, the government said Wednesday.

air defense: Germany has announced that its Patriot air defense system will remain in Slovakia until at least the end of 2023. The German Ministry of Defense said a continuation of the mission in 2024 is not ruled out.

army: The chiefs of staff of the armed forces of the V4 countries recently held talks in Slovakia on mutual cooperation, aid to Ukraine and illegal immigration.

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Details from The Slovak Spectator website:

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Til Shark Begins Winter Edition

Instead of sand and summer drinks, Tirsak Beach near the Old Bridge on the banks of the Petrzalka River on the Danube in Bratislava shines. christmas atmosphere in the coming weeks.

Visitors to the venue can sample Christmas punch, mulled wine, and Christmas delicacies, view exhibits dedicated to the 1989 Velvet Revolution, and purchase traditional handcrafted products.

The event will start on November 17th at 15:00. The venue is open from 15:00 to 24:00 on weekdays and from 12:00 to 24:00 on weekends.

Bazaar events are also held in Tyrsak on November 19th and December 10th. People can buy used clothes there.

In other news:

  • Last year, the number of reported syphilis cases increased by 76%. 294 in 2021 and 167 in 2020. The number of reported cases of gonorrhea also increased from last year. It was 424, the highest number in the last six years. According to the National Health Information Center, most cases have been reported in the Bratislava area.
  • A no-confidence vote against Interior Minister Roman Miklets (OĽaNO) was not held on Tuesday as only 53 MPs were present in the debate room. Chairman Boris Kollár (Sme Rodina) has postponed the vote to December 1st.
  • The National Crime Agency on Wednesday detained former Nove Mesto mayor Rudolf Cusy on suspicion of corruption. Xi Candidate for Mayor of Bratislava Two weeks ago, we were in second place. The arrest has nothing to do with his pre-election campaign, which was rated by Transparency International Slovakia as the most expensive and opaque. Although he was not a member of the Christian Democratic Movement, he used the party’s transparent bank account to receive money from unknown sponsors.
  • The hospital in Liptovsky Mikulas closed its pediatric department on November 11. Child patients cannot be admitted until November 30th. Although the hospital’s founder, the Zilina region, claims that the reason is its reconstruction, SME Daily The reason, they argue, is the lack of highly skilled nurses.
  • About 4,470 illegal immigrants have been detained in Slovakia since late September.

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