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28th February 2018 / Politics / Elections

RSF: Czech Republic ranks 23rd in world press freedom index, down two places

The 2017 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) shows an increase in the number of countries where the media freedom situation is very grave and highlights the scale and variety of the obstacles to media freedom throughout the world.
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15th February 2018 / Politics / Elections

Grayling CZ Political Digest

Despite the numerous hiccups accompanying the current government of prime minister Andrej Babiš – the failed vote of confidence last month, the lengthy negotiations with other potential coalition partners, and not forgetting the infamous police investigation into the potential EU subsidy fraud surrounding the Stork’s Nest case – it seems nothing can diminish the determination of this administration to govern. 
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26th January 2018 / Politics / Elections

Euractiv.cz: Analyst: Euroscepticism among Czechs will stay, even with new president

The roots of Euroscepticism among the Czechs go back 10 or 15 years and if Jiří Drahoš defeats the incumbent President Miloš Zeman in a runoff vote on 26-27 January, he will struggle to reverse the trend, political analyst Lubomír Kopeček told EURACTIV.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic