Wednesday, 29 March 2017

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Free Citizens party changes visual style before elections

ČTK |
22 Mar 2017

The Czech Eurosceptical extra-parliamentary Free Citizens Party simplified its logo with the symbol of a ram and the visual style of its website before the October general elections, which the party presented at a meeting of its members and supporters in Prague on Tuesday.

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Czech MEP Poche heading EU observers in Gambian election

ČTK |
21 Mar 2017

Social Democrat (ČSSD) MEP Miroslav Poche was appointed head of the EU Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) for the forthcoming election in Gambia as the first Czech MEP to hold the post, Poche said in a press release on Monday.

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Police accuse lobbyist Janoušek in Chambon case

ČTK |
21 Mar 2017

The Czech police accused influential lobbyist Roman Janousek of money laundering related to Chambon, a firm providing blood tests, according to information that CTK received on Monday.

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Czech firm to produce parts for Austrian armoured vehicles

ČTK |
21 Mar 2017

The Czech state-run VOP CZ firm will produce parts for the Austrian military's BvS10 amphibious armoured vehicles based on a contract with Britain's BAE Systems that produces the vehicles in Sweden, Sarka Stockova told CTK on behalf of BAE Systems on Monday.

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LN: Many Ukrainian workers coming to ČR through Poland

ČTK |
21 Mar 2017

Thousands of Ukrainian workers are coming to the Czech Republic through Poland since this is easier than waiting for Czech visas, daily Lidove noviny (LN) wrote on Monday.

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Týden: PM scores own goal by promoting anti-Babiš resolution

ČTK |
21 Mar 2017

Czech PM Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, CSSD) has scored an own goal by backing lawmakers' decision that consequences must be drawn against Finance Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) unless he explains his dubious business deals by end-April, Petr Kolar writes in weekly Tyden out on Monday.

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Parties can't force Babiš to explain his finances

ČTK |
21 Mar 2017

One can hardly hope that politicians would force FinMin Babiš to explain many years of his transactions because without support from Czech political parties Babiš wouldn't have become a billionaire, Jaroslav Spurný wrote in Respekt.

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US army convoy to cross Czech Republic next weekend

ČTK |
21 Mar 2017

A military convoy of 125 vehicles and 550 U.S. and British troops will cross the Czech Republic next weekend, driving from Germany to Poland where they will operate within NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence in the eastern part of the Alliance, the Czech General Staff told CTK on Monday.

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Removal of environmental damage to cost CZK 30 billion

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21 Mar 2017

All Czech contracts for the removal of the remaining environmental damage will be signed within 12 years and their total price should be 30 billion crowns, even though the state guarantees provided for their removal are 101 billion crowns, Finance Minister Andrej Babis said on Monday.

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Analysts: KDU-ČSL, STAN may be important in gov't creation

ČTK |
21 Mar 2017

The Czech government Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) and the opposition Mayors and Independents (STAN) will play an important role in the formation of a new cabinet if they enter the Chamber of Deputies after the October general election, political analysts told CTK on Monday.

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