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Czech Republic Faces Political Stalemate

Published: October 28, 2013; 06:29 · (Vindobona)

The Czech elections did not bring clear power relationships. The social democrats have to form a government, though.

Czech Republic Faces Political Stalemate / Picture: © Flickr

After the parliamentary elections this weekend, the Czech political landscape has changed fundamentally.

Although the social democrats (CSSD) won 20.5% of the votes, the result is substantially below the expectations. Party leader Bohuslav Sobotka hoped to exceed 30% of the votes. Sobotka admitted that CSSD has achieved a “bitter victory”.

CSSD is followed by the new…

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