Hundreds of Russian and Belarusian rail cars stranded near the European Union’s border with Ukraine in countries such as Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland. These wagons, which used to carry all kinds of goods from Russia and Belarus to the EU, were stranded on NATO soil after Russia’s attack on Ukraine on February 24, 2022.
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The court has decided that Marian Kočner is not guilty of ordering the murder of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak. In his dissenting opinion, judge Pikna claimed that the gathered complementary evidence excludes the possibility of any other conclusion than that Marian Kočner committed the offense.
The court has decided that Marian Kočner is not guilty of ordering the murder of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak. The court found his accomplice Alena Zsuzsová, who worked for him mostly as a honey-trap, guilty for ordering this and other murders.
Coalition and opposition leaders in Slovakia decided that the fifth anniversary of the murder of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová was a good occasion to attack journalists. By the end of the week, a journalist from public radio faced threats of torture, rape, and death.
Janko did his job honestly and did not knowingly harm anyone, this should be the credo for other journalists as well – say Jan Kuciak’s parents five years after the murder.
Slovak oligarchs are hiding their assets in complicated schemes that use lawyers as nominee owners. The Investigative Centre of Ján Kuciak has proof that these lawyers act as the real owners’ proxies and that, in at least one case, such a scheme was utilized for money laundering.
Paramilitary organizations from Poland and Slovakia are tightening their partnership. Members of the Slovak Recruits and Strzelec have been training together on shooting ranges and exchanging weapons. Both groups are linked to far-right and pro-Russian movements.
The Supreme Court upheld the conviction of Tomáš Szabó, who drove the murderer to the house of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée.