Czech PM slams EU ‘interference’ over subsidy misuse

By |junij 22nd, 2020|Andrej Babis, Czech Republic, News|

Billionaire Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš on Saturday (20 June) accused the European Parliament of "interference" after it pressed for mechanisms to stop the misuse of EU subsidies.

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MEPs want Czech PM removed from EU budget talks

By |junij 19th, 2020|Agrofert, Andrej Babis, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, conflict of interest, Czech Republic, embezzlement, EU budget, MFF, Multiannual Financial Framework, News|

A European Parliament resolution calls for Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš to be excluded from EU budget negotiations over alleged conflicts of interest related to EU subsidies received by his former business empire. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Visegrad leaders call for ‘fair’ EU recovery fund

By |junij 12th, 2020|Andrej Babis, coronavirus economic response, Czech Republic, Hungary, Igor Matovič, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Poland, Slovakia, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

Four central European prime ministers called for a "fair" distribution of the EU's massive recovery fund on Thursday (11 June), at what has been dubbed the bloc's first major face-to-face political meeting since the coronavirus lockdown.

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Visegrad leaders hold first face-to-face talks of virus crisis

By |junij 11th, 2020|Andrej Babis, anti-immigration, asylum policy, coronavirus economic response, Czech Republic, EU summit, EUCO, Hungary, Igor Matovič, immigrant quotas, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Poland, Slovakia, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

Masks and gloves will be the order of the day when the prime ministers of four ex-communist countries on Thursday (11 June) hold the first major face-to-face meeting of European leaders since the coronavirus crisis.

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In political U-turn, Czechs back EU’s green recovery plan

By |maj 25th, 2020|Andrej Babis, Czech Republic, Czechia, News|

A draft statement from the Czech government calls on the EU economic recovery plan and long-term budget to fall in line with the European Green Deal, marking a U-turn from Prague's earlier positions.

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EPP propose law to protect small farmers against oligarchs

By |maj 13th, 2020|Andrej Babis, Bulgaria, Common Agicultural Policy, corruption, Czech Republic, EU funds, fraud, Hungary, investigative journalism, Italy, News, oligarchs, Viktor Orbán|

The European People's Party group called on Wednesday (13 May) for an EU law to prevent oligarchs and land-grabbers drawing on EU subsidies at the expense of small and medium-sized farming businesses. The practice is widespread in countries in Eastern ...

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Prague district mayor says he is under police protection against Russian threat

By |april 29th, 2020|Czech Republic, News, Russia, World War II|

The mayor of one of the Czech capital's districts said on Tuesday (28 April) he had been put under police protection due to a threat that a Russian man had been sent to kill him, escalating a row between Prague and Moscow.

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Czech government takes step towards building new nuclear block

By |april 28th, 2020|Czech Republic, News, nuclear energy|

The Czech government on Monday (27 April) approved agreements with majority state-owned electricity producer ČEZ setting out the framework for building a new nuclear power block to come online in 2036, state and company officials said.

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US says concerned by threat of cyber-attack against Czech Republic healthcare

By |april 18th, 2020|coronavirus, Cyber Attack, Cybersecurity, Czech Republic, health system, Mike Pompeo, News, United States|

The United States is concerned by the threat of a cyber-attack against the Czech Republic's healthcare sector, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday (17 April), adding that anybody engaged in such activity should "expect consequences."

Komentarji so izklopljeni za US says concerned by threat of cyber-attack against Czech Republic healthcare

Czech beer gardens to resume on 25 May

By |april 15th, 2020|coronavirus exit, Czech Republic, News|

The Czech government will allow stores and restaurants to reopen gradually over the next two months to reawaken an economy paralysed by the coronavirus lockdown, officials said on Tuesday (14 April). In March, the nation of 10.7 million people imposed...

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