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Billionaire Czech PM faces more heat over conflict of interest probes

Bloomberg |
7 January 2020

The Czech Republic's PM is coming under increasing pressure over allegations of conflict of interest, which last year triggered the country's biggest anti-government protests in three decades. A European Commission audit said that Andrej Babis maintained control over his chemical, farming and media business empire, which continued to receive funds from the EU's budget after he took power in 2017, news website Neovlivni.cz reported Monday, citing a person with knowledge of the findings.