Desperate gamble or strategic move by the Czech Prime minister?

Our Hanka Fridrichová analyses, in her new blog, the ongoing political crisis in the Czech Republic that is confusing both analysts and citizens.

While Mr. Babiš refuses to resign despite mounting evidence of these actions, people have taken to the streets in Prague and other Czech cities, and the Senate has started discussing the opportunity of taking the President in front of the Constitutional Court if he continues to refuse accepting the dismissal of Babiš, in opposition with his constitutional duties.

As the investigations proceed and more incriminating details on Babis are known, the party will have to tackle the question of whether it is essentially a personality-cult, or a genuine political movement defending important causes.

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#Czech politics #Bohuslav Sobotka #Andrej Babiš #Miloš Zeman #elections

Hanka Fridrichová
Secretariate Coordinator

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