Czech presidential elections: Looking for anti-Zeman?

There is a discussion if any Czech presidential candidate is something more than just anti-Zeman. Do you think that anybody who wants to beat Milos Zeman must be something more that just anti-Zeman? Does this debate make even sense when Zeman is such a polarized figure and incumbent so it is basically impossible not to present itself at least a bit as anti-Zeman to beat him? Read few comments.
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Czech election: Babis’s ANO looks to be assured of placing first

Czech parliament election takes place in one month and it seem that ANO position is pretty safe. But is it really? And ANO might still need a coalition partner(s), is this a main challenge for Andrej Babis? Read few comments.
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Looking for a “Czech Kiska”?

It is just one poll, but according to this one Jiří Drahoš would defeat incumbent Miloš Zeman in presidential election second round. So would you say Zeman might be in some troubles in terms of being reelected,  do you think he may change a bit his behavior, statements? Read few comments.

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China’s President Xi Jinping visited Prague. What does it mean for Czech Republic?

Chinese President Xi Jinping just visited Czech Republic. Prague and Beijing also signed a document on strategic partnership. If we are talking a bit more in general what can a relatively small country like Czech Republic expect from China and would you say that could be any reason why Czech Rep. should be careful or worried about deepening partnership with China? Read few comments.

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What does it mean?: Top Czech ex-politician David Rath sentences to 8,5 years in corruption case

Has this case somehow changed Czech Republic? Read few comments by Seán Hanley, Senior Lecturer in East European Politics, University College London.

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What’s behind the protests against Czech President Zeman?

We have seen huge protest protests against Czech President Milos Zeman. How much would say are those protest aimed on Zeman personally and how much are they aimed on him because he might be perceived as a symbol of what people dislike 25 years after the Velvet Revolution? Read few comments.

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Bohuslav Sobotka will be appointed new Czech Prime Minister

What do you think is the strongest asset(s) of Bohuslav Sobotka and what about his biggest weakness, and why? Read few comments.

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Czech Social Democrats in post election infighting

Read few comment by Dariusz Kałan, Central Europe analyst, Polish Institute of International Affairs.

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Social Democrat-Communist government and Czech foreign policy

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Czech President Zeman’s growing clout over the country’s foreign policy?

According to media reports Livia Klausova will become the Czech Ambassador to Slovakia after all. But how important is the Czech Amb. to Slovakia, anyway. Ordinary people may argue that without any real issues between Czech and Slovak Rep. it basically does not matter who is the Czech Amb. to Slovakia and vice versa. Would you agree or not, and why? Is Klausova up to this job, in your opinion? Read few comments.

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