Václav Klaus

Type: Person
Name: Václav Klaus (Vaclav Klaus)
Title: President
Organization: Czech Republic
Date of Birth: 19/06/1941
Place of Birth: Vinohrady district of Prague
Nationality: Czech Republic
Fact Sheet: Biography for Vaclav Klaus
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Twenty-Five Years On, Freedom in Central Europe Faces New Threats

A quarter-century after the 1989 revolutions, freedom prevails in Central Europe, but some politicians are turning their backs on democratic values at home and new liberation struggles abroad.Between now and the year’s end, the people of Central Europe ... [Published Freedom House - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Mynář, Hasenkopf still at odds over amnesty

Alleged author of former president’s controversial pardon says his name has been slanderedPrague, Aug. 26 (ČTK) — The Czech Presidential Office's former lawyer Pavel Hasenkopf will file a legal complaint against the office's head, Vratislav Mynář, on ... [Published Prague Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Friday news briefing — Aug. 22, 2014

Confusion over amnesty authorship continues; nurse accused of euthanizing patient; court orders 11-year-old case of murder on Ukrainian man reopenedAmnesty authorship dispute continuesThe dispute over the authorship of the controversial amnesty of former ... [Published Prague Post - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

CNB probably weakened crown to delay euro zone entry - Zeman

The CNB may have done so in order not to lose its powers, Zeman said."Along with the euro zone entry the Czech National Bank would lose a major part of its powers to the benefit of the European Central Bank," Zeman said.The CNB launched forex interventions ... [Published Ceskenoviny - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Czech classical music festival draws to a close

Celebrations culminate with performance by Bolshoi Theatre soloistsČeský Krumlov, south Bohemia, Aug. 17 (ČTK) – The 23rd International Music Festival Český Krumlov 2014 culminated with a concert of the stars of the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow who sang pieces ... [Published Prague Post - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Czechs and the euro

A decade after EU entry, the Czech Republic has yet to take steps toward the single currencyEver since the Czech Republic became a part of the European Union a decade ago, discussions regarding the country joining the eurozone have become more frequent. ... [Published Prague Post - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

ANO establishes training center for politicians

‘Non-politician’ Andrej Babiš will launch his party’s institute at end of SeptemberPrague, Aug. 15 (ČTK) — The ANO movement of billionaire businessman and Finance Minister Andrej Babiš will launch an Institute for Politics and Society, its own training ... [Published Prague Post - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

EU courage moved from Czechia to Slovakia, Hungary

Some years ago, when Václav Klaus was the Czech president, my country would be the ultimate headquarters of those who are not afraid to say what is crucial and importantly wrong about the contemporary European Union. Well, at least the headquarters for ... [Published The Reference Frame - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

President Ivanov to receive AIPES Freedom Award in Prague

(MIA) - Representatives of the American Institute on Political and Economic Systems (AIPES) will present the Freedom Award for democracy and market economy to President Gjorge Ivanov in Prague on Monday."Ivanov receives the award due to his accomplishments ... [Published Macedonian Information Agency - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

The illiberal agenda

In taking a swipe at “liberal democracy”, Viktor Orban left no-one in any doubt about his target. Hungary’s prime minister did not mean liberal in the economic sense, or the sense of a specific brand of political party, he made clear. His purpose in his ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Dispute over Klaus’s contentious amnesty may be settled

Lawyer under former president sued Zeman for suggesting he penned the controversial pardon in waning days of Klaus presidencyPrague, July 28 (ČTK) — Lawyer Pavel Hasenkopf and the legal representative of the Czech Presidential Office today agreed to try ... [Published Prague Post - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Former President Klaus's Flawed Defense of Crimea's Annexation

Andrei Illarionov and Dalibor Rohac Former Czech President Vaclav Klaus might well be the most prominent foreign figure defending Russia’s annexation of Crimea and denying Kremlin’s complicity in the war unfolding in the East of Ukraine. Klaus, who ... [Published Андрей Илларионов - Jul 25 2014]

Quotes

Other sceptics who have given the GWPF annual lecture include former Czech president, Václav Klaus, who said: "the widespread acceptance of the global warming dogma has become one of the main, most costly and most undemocratic public policy mistakes in generations. the previous one was communism."

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Twenty-Five Years On, Freedom in Central Europe... [Published Freedom House - 11 hours ago]
Mynář, Hasenkopf still at odds over amnesty [Published Prague Post - Aug 26 2014]
Friday news briefing — Aug. 22, 2014 [Published Prague Post - Aug 22 2014]
Zeman: Central bank weakened crown to delay eur... [Published Prague Post - Aug 22 2014]
CNB probably weakened crown to delay euro zone ... [Published Ceskenoviny - Aug 21 2014]
Helsinki Committee’s work was only getting star... [Published Radio Prague - Aug 19 2014]
Czech classical music festival draws to a close [Published Prague Post - Aug 17 2014]
The Czechs and the euro [Published Prague Post - Aug 16 2014]
ANO establishes training center for politicians [Published Prague Post - Aug 15 2014]
EU courage moved from Czechia to Slovakia, Hungary [Published The Reference Frame - Aug 15 2014]
President Ivanov to receive AIPES Freedom Award... [Published Macedonian Information Agency - Aug 04 2014]
A Battle for Roma History in the Czech Republic [Published Open Society Institute Soros Foundation Network - Aug 01 2014]
The illiberal agenda [Published Irish Times - Jul 31 2014]
FW de Klerk stamps his footmark at Maropeng [Published Mzansi Life - Jul 29 2014]
Dispute over Klaus’s contentious amnesty may be... [Published Prague Post - Jul 28 2014]
Clock ticks on Lithuania 2015 euro move as othe... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 27 2014]
Former President Klaus's Flawed Defense of Crim... [Published Андрей Илларионов - Jul 25 2014]
Owen Paterson to give lecture to Nigel Lawson's... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
Carbon price repeal a victory for fossil fuels,... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
Ode to Joy: the right body posture [Published The Reference Frame - Jul 01 2014]
The Main Danger for Europe [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 28 2014]
Sarajevo assassination: 100 years [Published The Reference Frame - Jun 28 2014]
Europe 2014. [Published London Irvine Report - Jun 24 2014]
An ex-presidential birthday party [Published The Reference Frame - Jun 19 2014]
EP election results reflect mixed feelings amon... [Published Xinhua News Agency - May 26 2014]
Climate McCarthyism or confected outrage? Check... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 23 2014]
Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation Honors... [Published Washington Free Beacon - May 13 2014]
German president pays respects to Nazi victims ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - May 06 2014]
Poland toasts 10 years of EU membership [Published Telegraph - Apr 30 2014]
President Zeman criticizes "solar madmen" and "... [Published The Reference Frame - Apr 29 2014]
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EU courage moved from Czechia to Slovakia, Hungary [Published The Reference Frame - Aug 15 2014]
Some years ago, when Václav Klaus was the Czech president, my country would be the ultimate headquarters of those who are not afraid to say what is crucial and importantly wrong about the contemporary European Union. Well, at least the headquarters for ...
Former President Klaus's Flawed Defense of Crim... [Published Андрей Илларионов - Jul 25 2014]
Andrei Illarionov and Dalibor Rohac Former Czech President Vaclav Klaus might well be the most prominent foreign figure defending Russia’s annexation of Crimea and denying Kremlin’s complicity in the war unfolding in the East of Ukraine. Klaus, who ...
Ode to Joy: the right body posture [Published The Reference Frame - Jul 01 2014]
This video made me smile tonight. The European "Parliament" in Strasbourg invited some musicians. They would play a wonderful hackneyed song by Ludwig van Beethoven, one of my favorite catchy 18th century melodies.But what is the right body posture when ...
The Main Danger for Europe [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 28 2014]
The Main Danger for Europe http://chersonandmolschky.com/2014/06/27/main-danger-europe/ 3 Replies By: Y.K. Cherson A street in Manningham, England. (Photo credit: Paul Wilkinson)A wave of Islamization rolls over Europe, hardly meeting any resistance. ...
Sarajevo assassination: 100 years [Published The Reference Frame - Jun 28 2014]
Exactly 100 years ago, the Great War became unavoidable. (That's how the people called a world war before they were forced to realize that this exercise is repeatable.) On Sunday, June 28th, 1914, the prospective Czech king – who also managed to be ...
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