Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in the four Central European countries of Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.
January 26, 2023
The countries on Nato’s eastern flank believe they are now leading the debate on how to confront the Kremlin, as demonstrated by the row over supplying modern battle tanks to Ukraine.
January 11, 2023
If Andrej Babis were to be elected president, he could try to sabotage the government, and the country’s politics could become much more unstable ahead of the next general election in 2025.
December 16, 2022
The only hope is that after early elections the right will actually start to think about what compromises need to be made to solve the worsening crisis that the country is about to experience.
November 3, 2022
The looming contest for the presidency between Pavel and Babis may serve to highlight their different attitudes to the communist past, while at the same time showing how some Czechs remain ambivalent.
October 9, 2022
European Political Community isolates Russia, welcomes back UK and reassures EU candidate countries.