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Petr Pavel had expressed concerns over possible wiretapping of the offices that his populist predecessor Milos Zeman had been using.
Czech power group, which is 70% state-owned, said it could issue a record dividend of up to CZK117 a share.
Russia and China will struggle for common policy on possible Russian soft underbelly Central Asia, Afghanistan, Mongolia, the vital Europe/Asia Caucasus crossroads, the Baltics, CEE and SEE.
The Kremlin-backing head of state, who left office this week, is widely seen as without question the worst Czech president since the restoration of democracy in 1989.
Pavel’s record election victory has widely been seen as a blow to the powerful populist trend in Central Europe, epitomised in the Czech Republic by Zeman and his ally, opposition leader Andrej Babis.
"In a context of deep regional instability, the situation of the "frozen conflicts" is vulnerable to Russia's military presence and the unpredictability of its geostrategic actions..." w
Looking forward to the end of the war, whenever it happens, policymakers are already speculating on how many of the refugees and migrants are likely to stay and how many will return.
Pavel Blazek has made nine requests to obtain information from prosecutors relating to the city council corruption scandal in which he and ex-colleagues have been questioned by police.
Populist parties accuse the centre-right government of trying to balance the budget on the backs of the poorest.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and related sanctions have distorted trade routes across the Eurasian continent.
Czech international Jakub Jankto has become the highest-profile active footballer to come out as homosexual.
Despite being seen as a reform-oriented communist late in his career, Strougal also personified the stiff reactionary regime that replaced the "socialism with a human face" of the Prague Spring after the 1968 Russian invasion.
Mooted move by Milos Zeman to appoint his own man to key post could have led to drawn-out constitutional dispute.
Couriers for the food delivery service are pressing for better wages. Management calls their organising tactics “offensive” and “aggressive”.
A coalition of parties along the model of the Czech national government is poised to take power after more than four months of talks.
Dealmaking in Central Europe is set to rebound, says law firm's long-standing Prague managing partner, as new kinds of investor move into the region.
Winner of election wants investigation of President Milos Zeman's office, which "conducted extensive activities of its own, often in a grey zone, if not directly beyond the legal boundaries".
Billionaire populist could expand his electorate by squeezing far-right parties with his pledges to seek peace in Ukraine.
Andrej Babis has tried to portray frontrunner Petr Pavel as a “warmonger” who will exercise presidential power in concert with the centre-right cabinet.