Category: Politics

Tweet of the Week: Central European politics expert Kieran Williams on the launch of ANO’s European elections campaign (@KDWilliams7 on Twitter) [Social Media Post] 0

Tweet of the Week: Central European politics expert Kieran Williams on the launch of ANO’s European elections campaign (@KDWilliams7 on Twitter) [Social Media Post]

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Riegrovy sady: No construction likely on former beer garden site for foreseeable future after Prague 2 rejected Austrian landlord ZET-Invest’s plans; no contact from Austrians “for months,” says Prague 2 Mayor Vaclav Vondrasek (Flowee City) [Social Media Post] 0

Riegrovy sady: No construction likely on former beer garden site for foreseeable future after Prague 2 rejected Austrian landlord ZET-Invest’s plans; no contact from Austrians “for months,” says Prague 2 Mayor Vaclav Vondrasek (Flowee City) [Social Media Post]

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Populist right-wing politician Vaclav Klaus Jr. asks Facebook to come up with name for his new party; suggestions include “Klaus Klaus Klan”, “Klaustrofobie” and “Strana Svobodneho Selskeho Rozumu” (“Party of Free Common Sense”) – or SSSR (“USSR”) for short (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Populist right-wing politician Vaclav Klaus Jr. asks Facebook to come up with name for his new party; suggestions include “Klaus Klaus Klan”, “Klaustrofobie” and “Strana Svobodneho Selskeho Rozumu” (“Party of Free Common Sense”) – or SSSR (“USSR”) for short (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Mysterious staged video of President Zeman giving his walking stick to old Chinese woman sent to several Czech media outlets; presidential spokesman Jiri Ovcacek calls it “cute fake” (YouTube) [Social Media Post] 0

Mysterious staged video of President Zeman giving his walking stick to old Chinese woman sent to several Czech media outlets; presidential spokesman Jiri Ovcacek calls it “cute fake” (YouTube) [Social Media Post]

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President Zeman visiting China for 5th time, this time with sport legends Jaromir Jagr and Pavel Nedved; Jagr set to be “face” of 2022 Olympic hockey tournament; Nedved working with football’s Chinese Super League (EuroZpravy.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

President Zeman visiting China for 5th time, this time with sport legends Jaromir Jagr and Pavel Nedved; Jagr set to be “face” of 2022 Olympic hockey tournament; Nedved working with football’s Chinese Super League (EuroZpravy.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Mueller Report accepts that former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen didn’t meet Russian officials in Prague, contradicting claim in Steele dossier and McClatchyDC news agency reports (@ErikBest on Twitter) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Mueller Report accepts that former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen didn’t meet Russian officials in Prague, contradicting claim in Steele dossier and McClatchyDC news agency reports (@ErikBest on Twitter) [Social Media Post]

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TOP 09 politician Dominik Feri hospitalized after being physically attacked by two men at wine-tasting in Borsice, near Uherske Hradiste, Zlin Region (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

TOP 09 politician Dominik Feri hospitalized after being physically attacked by two men at wine-tasting in Borsice, near Uherske Hradiste, Zlin Region (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Media baron Jaromir Soukup tells TV Barrandov phone-in caller he’s considering 2023 presidential run; the Medea/Empresa owner founded his own political party, List, in January (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Media baron Jaromir Soukup tells TV Barrandov phone-in caller he’s considering 2023 presidential run; the Medea/Empresa owner founded his own political party, List, in January (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Tommy Robinson in Prague: Far-right British activist allegedly too drunk to attend press conference after drinking all night then vomiting and breaking table in his 100 euro/night hotel room (ParlamentniListy.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Tommy Robinson in Prague: Far-right British activist allegedly too drunk to attend press conference after drinking all night then vomiting and breaking table in his 100 euro/night hotel room (ParlamentniListy.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Milan Pour cancels parliamentary children’s rights conference featuring British far-right activist Tommy Robinson following backlash; ANO politiican says he wasn’t fully aware of Robinson’s background (CTK) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Milan Pour cancels parliamentary children’s rights conference featuring British far-right activist Tommy Robinson following backlash; ANO politiican says he wasn’t fully aware of Robinson’s background (CTK) [Social Media Post]

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