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At the end of September, the European Commission published an EU-wide law report on the rule of law situation in the European Union. It is a very first report of this kind adopted at EU level. The report includes 27 country chapters presenting the Member state-specific assessments and identifying the rule of law trends in… » read more

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Ever since the death of George Floyd, the United States of America have been experiencing massive protests condemning police brutality and racial discrimination following the death of George Floyd at the heads of a local police unit in Minneapolis. It worked as a massive spark following a pantheon of equally tragic and illegal killings, such… » read more

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The long-awaited results have come in, incumbent Andrzej Duda of the Law and Justice (PiS) party has won the Polish presidential election, barely getting by with 51.2% votes and only marginally winning against Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski of the center-right opposition Civic Platform party (PO) with 48.79%. A mere 500,000 difference in votes between the… » read more

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V pátek bude premiér Babiš spolu s dalšími leadery EU jednat o záchranném balíku pro Evropu. Na začátku ho razantně odmítl, teď přešel k opatrné podpoře a konečně jsme se dozvěděli, co tedy od EU chceme. Jsme tak pro zbytek Evropy čitelnější a je možné se s námi racionálně bavit. Potud bez diskuzí palec nahoru.

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Four days before the Polish Presidential election was scheduled to take place on May 10th, Poland’s governing coalition parties reached an agreement to postpone the election to a later date. While the legal bases of their decision are still unclear, party leaders state that their decision was in anticipation that the Supreme Court would declare… » read more

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In addition to the coronavirus pandemic shaking all affected countries to the core, Europe’s youngest nation was struck with a political crisis causing even more uncertainty and distress for its citizens. Following the October 2019 elections in Kosovo, the new government, led by the Vetevendosje (Self-determination) party, was formed only in February, and by the… » read more

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The abrupt and unexpected advent of the Coronavirus health crisis has certainty impacted the European Union internally, threatening the already fragile cohesion between its Member States. The never-ending issue of an allegedly missing European solidarity has made its reappearance in both public and political debates, with expressions such as abandonment, lack of unity, self-interest being… » read more

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Belgie se v posledních týdnech dostala do hledáčku světových médií zejména kvůli alarmujícím statistikám – počet obětí COVID-19 je zde v přepočtu na počet obyvatel vůbec nejvyšší na světě.[1] Do dnešního dne nemoci podlehlo přes 7000 lidí, celkem se prokázalo přes 45 tisíc případů nového koronaviru. Malá země, počtem obyvatel srovnatelná s Českou republikou, se… » read more

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