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Čaputová triumphant

Newly elected Slovakian President Zuzana Caputova smiles in a TV studio prior a debate in Bratislava, Slovakia, Sunday, March 31, 2019. Caputova, a liberal environmental activist, has been elected as the first female president of Slovakia. The relative newcomer had 58 percent of the vote in Saturday's runoff election, topping rival Maros Sefcovic, who had 42 percent. (Petr David Josek | AP)

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

April 8, 2019

The world was shocked when Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Kušnírová were murdered in their home in the Slovak town of Veľká Mača on Feb. 21, 2018. Kuciak had been working on an investigation involving the Calabrian mafia and its ties to influential political and business figures...

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