Articles for tag: Andrej Babiš, ANO, Communist, CSSD, KSCM, NATO, SPD, Vojtech Filip


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Communists Sabotage Babis’s Government Over Military Demands

Prague, May 17 (CTK) – The Czech Communists (KSCM) seem to be trapped by their own resolution not to back a planned minority cabinet of ANO and the Social Democrats (CSSD) if the coalition pact includes a plan to reinforce Czech participation in military missions abroad, Jiri Pehe writes in daily Pravo today.   For ...


Vojtěch Filip KSCM

NATO Support Deal Breaker For Communists

Prague, May 15 (CTK) – The Communist Party has threatened not to tolerate the nascent minority government of ANO and the Social Democrats (CSSD) if more Czech soldiers are deployed in NATO foreign missions, Petr Honzejk writes in daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) today, adding that the country is at a turning point.   The fact ...


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Communists Threaten To Pull Support Over Military Policy

Prague, May 12 (CTK) – Czech Communists (KSCM) will not support the government that is being formed if its policy statement pledges to reinforce foreign military missions, party leader Vojtech Filip told journalists today.   He said the Communists would only decide on whether to tolerate the minority government of Prime Minister Andrej Babis’s ANO ...


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Babis Shocked By Communist Policy Demands

Prague, May 12 (CTK) – Richard Brabec, a deputy chairman of Prime Minister Andrej Babis’s ANO, is surprised at the Czech Communists (KSCM) saying earlier today that they cannot support a government pledging to reinforce foreign missions in its policy statement, Brabec told journalists today.   “If this remained a part of the government policy ...


Opposition Condemns Zeman For Pandering To Communists

Nymburk, Central Bohemia, April 21 (CTK) – President Milos Zeman has violated an unwritten rule of the postcommunist history by attending the congress of the Communists, asking them to tolerate the planned cabinet of Prime Minister Andrej Babis’ ANO and Social Democrats, his critics said today.   Since 1989, no president came to the Communist ...


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Communist Influence Reaches Highest Level Since 1989

Prague, April 18 (CTK) – The Communist party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSCM), which will have its extraordinary election congress on April 21, has the biggest influence on the composition and activities of the government since the end of the Communist rule in 1989.   Due to its totalitarian past, the party was in a ...


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Zeman’s Chinese Aide Ye Jianming Jailed: CEFC At Risk

Prague, March 16 (CTK) – Czech Communist (KSCM) leader Vojtech Filip wants to talk to President Milos Zeman about the case of the allegedly arrested China Energy Company Limited (CEFC) board chairman Ye Jianming who is Zeman’s adviser, he told journalists today.   Ye Jianming was reportedly arrested in China in February. Neither CEFC nor ...

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Jan Kuciak Murder: Slovaks Rally Against Mafia Rule In Bratislava

The following article written by Keno Verseck first appeared on DW   A journalist’s murder has triggered a crisis of identity and trust in Slovakia. Even the president isn’t sure anymore if his country follows the rule of law or the laws of the mafia, Keno Verseck reports from Bratislava.   Usually people don’t pay ...


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PM Andrej Babis: Petition Demands Resignation, Seeks 1 Million Signatures

Prague, March 11 (CTK) – A Czech Facebook initiative called Million Moments for Democracy wants to collect one million signatures demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) by early June and its organisers have already collected more than 159,000 of them since February 25.   “We consider it unacceptable for a prosecuted person ...