The Visegrad Group is important for the whole of Europe but the relationship with the EU is more often than not a complicated affair. Czech Deputy Minister for Europe Aleš Chmelař reflects on discrepancies within the group and what role the four countries together can play in the wider region.
There is a heated debate ongoing in the Czech Republic concerning threats stemming from disinformation and hostile foreign propaganda. There are many clear cases where conspiracy theories were widely spread in the information space, demonstrating the seriousness of these disinformation activities in the Czech information space.
In 2020, Central Europe will observe plenty of electoral races and will be exposed to a few important economic and security impulses. By the end of the year, the most likely result is to be further fragmentation – especially on the European scene – which will prevent new and big Visegrad narratives.
How the anti-corruption fight and the debt collection business opened the doors for populists and nationalists
Since the 1960s and 1970s, toys manufactured by Fatra Napajedla factory have been among the icons of Czech design. Today, Jan Čapek, who won Designer of the Year Award at the prestigious Czech Grand Design competition, is continuing the tradition.