Saturday, 18 April 2015

Politics

HN: STAN movement wants a stronger role in top politics

ČTK |
16 Apr 2015

The Mayors and Independents (STAN) movement that has been a sort of "appendix" of TOP 09 for six years, seeks a greater emancipation and a stronger role in top-level politics, Hospodářské noviny wrote ahead of STAN's national conference on Friday.

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Opposition attempt to remove Prague mayor Krnáčová fails

Radio Prague |
15 April 2015

An opposition attempt to remove Adriana Krnáčová as mayor of Prague has failed. Councillors from TOP 09 and the Civic Democrats demanded the sacking of the ANO politician, who they accuse of acting illegally by selecting a lawyer in a property dispute on the recommendation of the city's opponents in the case.

Poll: Babiš remains most popular Czech politician

ČTK |
13 Apr 2015

Finance Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) is still the most popular Czech politician, before Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, CSSD), according to a poll conducted by the STEM polling institute in late March and released Friday.

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Poll: ANO well ahead of Social Democrats

ČTK |
13 Apr 2015

The centrist ANO of billionaire Andrej Babis would clearly win the election with 29 percent of the vote, followed by the Social Democrats (CSSD; 19.5 percent) and the Communists (13.5 percent), according to the TSN Aisa poll released by public Czech Television (CT) Sunday.

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Social Democrats not against Zeman's trip to Moscow

ČTK |
9 Apr 2015

Social Democrats (CSSD) will not block President Milos Zeman's trip to Moscow, disputed by the right-wing opposition and a part of the coalition government, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (CSSD) said after meeting Zeman Wednesday.

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Právo: MP Foldyna forms left-wing platform in ČSSD

ČTK |
8 Apr 2015

Czech Social Democrat (CSSD) MP Jaroslav Foldyna has founded a left-wing platform, called the Labour and Solidarity Association, in his party to prevent it from moving towards centrist politics, daily Pravo writes Tuesday.

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ODS has highest donations among Czech parties

ČTK |
7 Apr 2015

The Civic Democratic Party (right-wing opposition ODS) received over 48 million crowns from sponsors in 2014, more than any of the other six parties represented in the lower house of Czech parliament.

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Poll: ANO leads ahead ČSSD, but loses supporters

ČTK |
2 Apr 2015

The centrist ANO of Finance Minister Andrej Babiš would win the elections ahead of the Social Democrats of PM Bohuslav Sobotka yet the popularity of ANO fell over the past month, a ppm factum poll revealed.

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ANO owes CZK 65 million to its leader Babiš

ČTK |
1 Apr 2015

The ANO political movement owes CZK 65 million to its chairman Andrej Babiš and its expenditures were CZK 128.8 million in 2014, according to ANO's annual financial report.

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ODS running into growing economic losses

ČTK |
30 Mar 2015

The Czech Civic Democratic Party (ODS) increased its financial loss to 51.9 million crowns last year, party spokeswoman Jana Havelkova told CTK Friday.

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