Czech Republic

US and Europe deal new diplomatic blow to Russia

US authorities have decided to expel 60 Russian diplomats and close the Russian consulate in Seattle, an administration official said at a special briefing today. "Today President Donald Trump ordered the …

President Zeman defends his post, beats academic Drahoš

Incumbent Czech President Milos Zeman was re-elected for another five years, beating former Science Academy chairman Jiri Drahos in the runoff vote today, according to CTK calculations based on the preliminary election results, Prague Daily …

EU could 'scrap refugee quota scheme'

The EU could scrap a divisive scheme that compels member states to accept quotas of refugees, one of the bloc’s most senior leaders will say this week. The president of the European council, Donald Tusk, will tell EU leaders at a summit …

 Hurricane Herwart winds hit Europe

At least six people have been killed in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic after hurricane-style winds of up to 111 mph devastated the region. Four victims in Poland and the Czech Republic were killed by falling trees. Meanwhile, in …

 Kremlin: compensation for Crimea out of question

Crimea’s reunification with Russia was legal, so any compensation to Ukraine for the peninsula is out of the question, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, commenting on an initiative that Czech President …

"Immortal Regiment" marches held across the world

The "Immortal Regiment" marches honoring Victory Day will be held across the world. The Immortal Regiment is a patriotic initiative that commemorates WWII soldiers in marches held across Russia and other countries …