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Biden warns Putin to keep his hands off the Baltic states

US vice president reassures fellow NATO members as Russians continue takeover of Crimea NATO members can rest assured that the United States will defend them against aggressors, the US vice president, Joe Biden, said today while visiting the Baltic states. His comments in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, were widely seen as a warning to Russia… Keep Reading

Full text of Putin’s speech on Crimea
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Full text of Putin’s speech on Crimea

The Russian president gave his reasons for the annexation of a region of Ukraine March 18, 2014, The Kremlin, Moscow, March 19, 2014, Prague — PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Federation Council members, State Duma deputies, good afternoon. Representatives of the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol are here among us, citizens of Russia, residents of… Keep Reading

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Zeman: Proposed US missile defense ineffective

Senator John McCain has suggested reviving the Bush-era radar and missile plan Prague, March 11 (ČTK) — Czech President Miloš Zeman considers a possible building of a part of the U.S. missile defense system in the Czech Republic and Poland ineffective, he told ČTK via his spokesman Jiří Ovčáček today. He reacted to Monday’s suggestion by… Keep Reading

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Zeman wants the euro ‘ASAP’

In his speech in Strasbourg, Czech president also had strong words for the European Parliament Strasbourg, Feb. 26 (ČTK) — Czech President Miloš Zeman strongly supports the Czech Republic’s adoption of the single European currency “as soon as possible,” he said in his speech in the European Parliament (EP) today. He added that the euro… Keep Reading

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June 11 set for bullying awareness project

Anti-bullying campaign launched as research reveals Europeans feel their governments are not doing enough FEBRUARY 20 — More than seven in 10 European citizens believe their government is not doing enough to tackle bullying in schools, and even more believe not enough is being done to tackle cyberbullying, research from BeatBullying, Europe’s largest anti-bullying NGO,… Keep Reading

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Czech gov’t wants ban on those responsible for Ukrainian violence

ForMin Zaorálek points finger at Ukraine Cabinet and says methods are ‘unacceptable’ Prague, Feb 19 (ČTK) — The Czech Cabinet believes that it is not possible for people who are responsible for the violence in Ukraine to be allowed to enter the EU member states, Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek (Social Democrats, ČSSD) said, adding that… Keep Reading

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Czech Republic a mecca for medical tourism

Právo: Foreigners spend millions on health care in Czech Republic Prague, Feb 3 (ČTK) – More and more foreigners seek paid health care services, primarily plastic surgery, surgical treatment of obesity and assisted reproduction, in the Czech Republic, annually spending tens of millions of crowns on them, the daily Právo writes today. Britons, Germans, Austrians… Keep Reading

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No deal on Slovak nuclear reactor

Slovaks end talks on Rosatom’s entry into nuclear project Bratislava, Dec 29 (ČTK) — The Slovak Ministry of Economy has finished talks with Rosatom on the Russian company’s entry into a project of building a new nuclear power plant in Jaslovské Bohunice, the server has reported. A new strategic partner may join the project,… Keep Reading

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This Bud ruling not for Budvar

Budvar may appeal French verdict making “BUD” trademark invalid České Budějovice /Colmar (France), Dec 5 (ČTK)— Czech brewery Budějovický Budvar is considering whether it will file an appeal to the Supreme Court over the verdict of the French Appellate Court that the “BUD” designation of origin, owned by Budvar, is invalid, Budvar’s spokesman Petr Samec… Keep Reading

Czech developers arrested
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Fresh calls to Greece to release Czech developers

Anger grows over island arrest of Czech software developers on spy charges Greece is facing growing pressure to release two Czech software programmers arrested in September accused of spying on a military installation on the island of Lemnos. Ivan Buchta (33) and Martin Pezlar (28), face between five and 20 years in jail if convicted… Keep Reading

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