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

NATO deployment not military intervention sought, says Zeman’s spokesman

NATO should take steps such as deploying forces to the Baltic States and Romania and stepping up the naval presence in the Black Sea to signal the alliance’s concern about further Russian intervention in Ukraine and signal that it was unacceptable, according ... [Published Radio Prague - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in Prague

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon who is on a two-day visit to the Czech Republic on Thursday met for talks with Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek. They discussed the implications of the Crimea crisis, the Czech Republic’s offer to send troops to ... [Published Radio Prague - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Prague zoo to reintroduce rare Prewalski’s horses to native habitat

Four specimens of the critically endangered Prewalski's horse species will be reintroduced to their native habitat in Western Mongolia in mid-June. The project is organized by Prague Zoo, which has been breeding these horses since 1959. The four horses, ... [Published Radio Prague - 16 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Klaus says he voted against Czech EU accession

ČTK |17 April 2014Prague, April 16 (CTK) - Former president Vaclav Klaus (2003-2013) told CTK Wednesday he had voted against the Czech Republic's EU accession in the referendum on it, held in 2003.The Czech Republic joined the EU on May 1, 2004.As Klaus ... [Published Prague Monitor - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Army chief of staff may be promoted soon

Government says it has proposed Petr Pavel become army generalPrague, April 16 (ČTK) — The Czech government has proposed to President Miloš Zeman that he promote Petr Pavel, the army’s chief of staff, to the supreme military rank of army general, Prime ... [Published Prague Post - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Czechs pull plug on nuclear expansion

A man walks past cooling towers of the Temelín  nuclear power plant.More than five years of international intrigue went out with a whimper on April 10th as Czech utility company ČEZ officially cancelled the planned expansion of the Temelín nuclear power ... [Published The Economist - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Germany dominates Europe, Klaus says

Former Czech president says smaller countries have lost any say in EU politicsPrague, April 16 (ČTK) — Germany's and possibly also France's dominance of Europe is greater than it ever was in the 20th century, former President Václav Klaus told the Czech ... [Published Prague Post - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

EU´s biggest problem is loss of trust in institutions - EP chief

Schulz said he can see this lack of confidence all over the EU and he can understand it.Schulz may keep his post of EP chief after the EP elections if the European Socialists succeed in them as he is their candidate for the post.Prime Minister Bohuslav ... [Published Ceskenoviny - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

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On our podcast, Need to Know , this week, Mona Charen and I have a guest. She is Claudia Rosett , simply one of the best journalists in America. Versatile though she is, she is particularly valuable on the subject of international relations. With us, ... [Published National Review - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 3 reports

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to visit Prague next week

ČTK |27 March 2014Prague, March 26 (CTK) - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will pay a visit to the Czech Republic on April 3-4 during which he will meet Czech President Milos Zeman and Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, CSSD), ... [Published Prague Monitor - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sorrow or better fear of several "details"

By Václav Klaus , Czech ex-president While it's true that we're confronted with "details" of this kind on an almost daily basis, sometimes an excessively high amount of them accumulates. From this perspective, the beginning of the last week of March ... [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Czech government backs EU fiscal pact

BRUSSELS - The Czech government has agreed to adopt the EU's fiscal pact, as the new centre-left administration of Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka continues to tread a more pro-EU path than his predecessors.The decision, taken following a cabinet meeting ... [Published EUobserver - Mar 25 2014]

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...Klaus said after the first integration period during which the EU "tried to liberalise itself, it had strayed from its path and now it was heading towards unification and centralisation" . Mr Klaus has suggested the upcoming 10th anniversary needed to be marked but not celebrated
"i have always had some doubts and i say publicly that in the 2003 referendum on eu accession i voted no, which is a different matter" Klaus said
"however, the past ten years have also another aspect. the decade has made us again to face practices that we believed we had definitively abandoned in november 1989" Klaus said

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MfD: Social Democrats are among laziest MEPs [Published Prague Monitor - 4 hours ago]
NATO deployment not military intervention sough... [Published Radio Prague - 11 hours ago]
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in Prague [Published Radio Prague - 13 hours ago]
Prague zoo to reintroduce rare Prewalski’s hors... [Published Radio Prague - 16 hours ago]
Klaus says he voted against Czech EU accession [Published Prague Monitor - 23 hours ago]
No reason to celebrate 10 years of Czech EU mem... [Published Prague Monitor - 23 hours ago]
Army chief of staff may be promoted soon [Published Prague Post - Apr 16 2014]
Czechs pull plug on nuclear expansion [Published The Economist - Apr 16 2014]
Germany dominates Europe, Klaus says [Published Prague Post - Apr 16 2014]
Europe does not understand Czech Euroscepticism... [Published Ceskenoviny - Apr 15 2014]
Verheugen says Czech economy grew after EU entr... [Published Prague Monitor - Apr 14 2014]
EU´s biggest problem is loss of trust in instit... [Published Ceskenoviny - Apr 11 2014]
Ivanov recipient of Fund for American Studies a... [Published Macedonian Information Agency - Apr 08 2014]
UN Secretary General hails Czech revised stand ... [Published Prague Monitor - Apr 07 2014]
Telička: Czechs failed to realize potential of ... [Published Prague Monitor - Apr 07 2014]
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrives in Prague [Published Prague Monitor - Apr 04 2014]
Zeman: Kosovo army is armed KLA [Published Tanjug - Apr 03 2014]
Zeman: Creation of Kosovo military would mean a... [Published Prague Monitor - Apr 03 2014]
Zeman: Terrorism funded from drug sale, cannot ... [Published Prague Monitor - Apr 02 2014]
Topic A [Published National Review - Apr 02 2014]
Uncovering deceptions in the climate change debate [Published Daily Caller - Mar 28 2014]
Tales of the Fantastic [Published Huffington Post - Mar 28 2014]
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to visit Pragu... [Published Prague Monitor - Mar 27 2014]
Scratching at wounds of the past [Published thestar.com.my - Mar 26 2014]
Zeman to welcome Ban in Prague [Published Prague Post - Mar 26 2014]
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to visit Czech... [Published China.org.cn - Mar 26 2014]
Sorrow or better fear of several "details" [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 26 2014]
Czech government backs EU fiscal pact [Published EUobserver - Mar 25 2014]
Czech government approves EU's fiscal compact [Published Investor's Business Daily - Mar 24 2014]
Schoolkids are more indoctrinated than during l... [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 20 2014]
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Sorrow or better fear of several "details" [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 26 2014]
By Václav Klaus , Czech ex-president While it's true that we're confronted with "details" of this kind on an almost daily basis, sometimes an excessively high amount of them accumulates. From this perspective, the beginning of the last week of March ...
Schoolkids are more indoctrinated than during l... [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 20 2014]
A report by Václav Klaus, quick translation by L.M. Summary of the fifth Dialogues at Hanspaulka Is the degree of indoctrination at our schools higher or lower than during late communism? On Wednesday 19th, the halls of the Institute of Václav Klaus ...
Kosovo and Crimea: common themes and differences [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 15 2014]
There will be a referendum about the independence of Crimea from Ukraine tomorrow. On March 16th, we are choosing: [this] or [that].As the billboard shows, the people will be choosing between a membership in the burning land composed of fences and represented ...
Czech left-wing priest wins Templeton Prize [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 13 2014]
A reincarnated Jesuit who would burn books 300 years ago The Templeton Prize has been distributed by the Templeton Foundation annually since 1973. The winners of this GBP 1.1 million accolade should enhance the spiritual dimension of life. Dalai Lama ...
Is detachment of Crimea from Kiev a victory for... [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 07 2014]
The Crimean parliament unanimously (this is a popular style in Kiev, Simferopol, and Moscow as well: scary in all cases) approved a bill that removes Crimea from Ukraine and asks for a membership in the Russian federation. A referendum should "confirm" ...
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