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Politics

Czech coalition threesome could break up in June

Czech Position |
17 May 2011

Public Affairs is not finding it easy to boost its public profile; if it were to leave the government, disillusioned supporters might return.

Pandur: Why was Dalík there, and other questions

Czech Position |
17 May 2011

Lobbyist Marek Dalík's presence at a meeting about Pandur APCs raises some questions about how military business is done.

TOP 09 calls on Chalupa to resign over Key Investments

Czech Position |
17 May 2011

TOP 09 calls on Environment Minister Tomáš Chalupa and Prague district mayors to resign over the Key Investments case.

More secret recordings rock Public Affairs

Czech Position |
16 May 2011

Junior coalition party VV faces yet another scandal over party finances and ethics after secret recordings are posted on the Internet.

Czech coalition tensions flare as cabinet aims to cut budget

Bloomberg |
13 May 2011

Czech government tensions flared again less than a month after the ruling coalition averted a breakup as party leaders bickered over personnel issues and an agenda that includes reducing the budget deficit.

New tactics of the John-Bárta tandem

Czech Position |
13 May 2011

Public Affairs will demand an equal share of power in the ruling coalition and their business allies will seek to increase their influence.

Gov't crisis reignited as John resigns from cabinet

Czech Position |
12 May 2011

Radek John, chairman of Public Affairs, called a press conference on Wednesday to announce his resignation from his freshly-created government post as Deputy PM for the Fight Against Corruption. John's announcement spurred predictions that the downfall of the coalition government is imminent. John said he had decided to resign due to lack of genuine support for his anti-corruption initiatives and interference by PM Nečas in his appointments to the newly formed anti-corruption office.

New interior minister cleans house

Prague Post |
6 May 2011

VV, ODS tensions mount over agenda for anti-corruption.

Criminal complaints abused for political gain

Prague Post |
6 May 2011

Growing trend places law enforcement in the middle of government infighting.

Corruption, cheap furniture and political fraternization

Czech Position |
6 May 2011

Corruption is a common part of daily life, and complacecy needs to be addressed before changes can be made, says Senator Jan Horník.

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