Addressing the Council of Europe in Strasbourg last week, the president of the Czech Republic legitimised Russia’s annexation of Crimea by calling it a “fait accompli”. At home, the Senate, the upper house of parliament said this position is at odds with international law.

A resolution tabled by senator Jiri Ruzicka to express the view that President Milos Zeman is harming the interests of the Czech Republic was supported by 38 of the 47 senators present.

As reported by the Czech News Agen...


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