Politics

All eyes on the new White House, even from Prague

It is likely that the changing of the guard in Washington will change some international arrangements, especially in an anti-China role. At the centre of the stage are the expansion project of Dukovany and the Three Seas Initiative The handover of power in the White...

Kundera vs Havel fifty years later

A passionate controversy on the ‘68 Praguian events between two masters of Czech history “It was a life that truly resembled to a work of art”. This is the posthumous eulogy dedicated by Milan Kundera to the only Czech who reached the same heights...

Babiš and the risk of political break-down under Coronavirus

Political parties begin to prepare for elections in autumn 2021 The Coronavirus pandemic has a far greater effect than the various anti Babiš square rallies and the same scandals over the Prime Minister’s conflicts of interest From the top to the bottom of the...

From top of the class to donkeys of the pandemic

After the spring successes, the Czech Republic was surprised by the second wave of the coronavirus in the autumn The return of the pandemic at the end of the summer had a decidedly abrupt impact on the Czech Republic, which was, at least initially,...

Prague also against Lukashenko

The Czech Republic moves in support of Belarusian civil society and asks that what happened in 1968 Czechoslovakia is not repeated Vystrčil’s mission to Taiwan, the Navalny case and Pompeo’s visit to Prague are among topics at the fore of Czech foreign policy in...

Prague at loggerheads with Moscow

The Czech Republic approaches the USA and ditches Beijing on 5G. In the context of diplomatic events, Covid-19 and the blunder with Italy In the midst of a Coronavirus emergency, among countries on their knees and serene islands, amid more restrictive and relaxed approaches,...

Prague, EU and coronavirus, between money and solidarity

The new and old challenges of Czech foreign policy in a world turned upside down by the pandemic The epidemic has overshadowed the other diplomatic clashes, from the European budget to digital tax. And China is not merely watching While waiting to understand what...

The new media bosses, a danger to freedom?

Czech media outlets, which in the past were owned mostly by foreigners, are now nearly entirely in the hands of local tycoons An oligarchization of the market is taking place, with prominent “impure” editors having political ambitions and the goal of reaching stronger influence...

After China Prague also breaks up with Russia

Friction over the NGO banned by the Kremlin and a monument, disputed by the Russians, which should be erected in Prague Regarding the EU, the issue of migrants and quotas remains. The Czech government also says no to 40 unaccompanied minors stationed in Greece...

The Czech Republic and the International Scene

The municipal authorities in Prague are seriously putting a strain on the diplomatic relations of the Czech Republic with China and Russia. On the Eu front, Czech Republic highly critical of welcoming migrants In the past few months, the relations of the Czech Republic with...