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Czech Republic In Turmoil Over Corruption Scandal

Published: June 14, 2013; 18:04 · (Vindobona)

The Czech Republic’s political landscape is in turmoil due to the scandal. The investigations have begun on Thurday with country-wide raids. More and more bizarre details seem to appear.

Czech Republic In Turmoil Over Corruption Scandal / Picture: © Vindobona.org

It was not exactly clear at first who had been charged or what the charges were. Transparency International, a non-governmental organization, has described the raids as a crackdown on corruption. In the meantime, the scandal is not only about a net of corruption and contacts to the organized crime, which particularly the conservative ruling party ODS is woven into. Even the recently…

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