Politics

Okamura Sets Czexit Referendum As Condition For Post Vote Talks

At today’s meeting in Lány, Tomio Okamura, chairman of the Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) movement, told President Miloš Zeman that a referendum law, including the possibility of voting to withdraw from the European Union or the North Atlantic Alliance, is a condition for any negotiations on the government. (NATO). He asked the head of state […]

US Sanctions Crypto Exchange Registered In Czech Republic Over Ransomware Ties

The US government announced today that it will impose sanctions on SUEX OTC, which is registered in the Czech Republic. The cryptobourse, which according to the AP operates through branches in Russia, allowed illegal payments in cyber attacks of at least eight types of ransomware, the US Treasury Department said. This is the first such anti-cryptoburse action […]

Poland Says Turow Mine Will Continue To Operate Despite EU Fine

The Polish government said today that mining at the Turów mine near the Czech border will continue, Reuters reported. The Court of Justice of the European Union today fined Poland half a million euros (12.7 million crowns) a day for failing to stop mining, despite a preliminary court ruling in May. According to Reuters, the CEO […]