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Those willing and able to emulate the most despicable enemies of a free press are a dime a dozen.
The Czech Republic could have prevented another populist victory by taking a closer look at neighboring Slovakia’s recent history.
New Year’s Eve will mark a special anniversary for Czechs and Slovaks.
In the wrong doses, the stick-and-carrot approach to EU funds for Central Europe might stoke precisely the tendencies that Brussels aims to keep in check.
Unexpected wins – and losses – in Slovak regional elections reverse a Central European trend.
Sweden’s Gripen in the running to replace both countries’ Soviet-designed MiG-29s.
Could Macron’s tactics on workers’ pay backfire and benefit the region’s populists?