Het Financieele Dagblad: Why Czechs do not believe in closer European integration?

In their series, the Dutch newspaper focuses on local eurosceptic tendencies in the countries of the Visegrad group. Christian Lassen and Vít Havelka commented on the current state of affairs in the Czech Republic.

Christian Kvorning Lassen:

The general skepticism among the Czechs about politics has been transferred to the European Union.


Vít Havelka:

They think they do the same work as their colleagues in Germany or Netherlands, but they don't get more than 40% of the German salary. The money that the multinational corporations earn flows out of the Czech Republic. Nothing remains.


The full text in Dutch is available on the right side next to the article under the PDF button.

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Christian Kvorning Lassen
Deputy Director & Head of Research

Expertise: Migration/European migration crisis, EU foreign policy, Scandinavian politics, populism, EU enlargement policy

Vít Havelka
Senior Research Fellow

Expertise: EU institutional relations with member states, europeisation, transformation role of EU

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