Czech President Milos Zeman says Russia not necessarily responsible for 2014 ammunition depot explosion

Czech President Milos Zeman said on Sunday the idea that Russian spies caused a 2014 ammunition dump explosion in the central European country was just one of two theories and the possibility it was an accident should not be ruled out. Zeman’s statement came just over a week after the government sparked a row with… Read More Czech President Milos Zeman says Russia not necessarily responsible for 2014 ammunition depot explosion

Czech excludes Russia’s Rosatom from nuclear tender following recent dispute

The Czech government will not invite Russia’s Rosatom to take part in security assessments before a planned tender for a new unit at the Dukovany nuclear power plant, Industry Minister Karel Havlicek said on Monday. The decision, which effectively excludes Russia from the multi-billion dollar tender, was announced two days after Prague expelled 18 Russian… Read More Czech excludes Russia’s Rosatom from nuclear tender following recent dispute

Czech expels Russian diplomats over alleged Russian link to 2014 ammunition depot explosion

The Czech Republic is expelling 18 Russian diplomats over suspicions that Russian intelligence services were involved in an ammunition depot explosion in 2014, Prime Minister Andrej Babis and Foreign Minister Jan Hamacek said on Saturday. A diplomatic source cited by Interfax suggested the expulsions could prompt Russia to shut the Czech Republic’s embassy in Moscow.… Read More Czech expels Russian diplomats over alleged Russian link to 2014 ammunition depot explosion