Zeman: not so much Moscow’s 'trojan horse' as a symptom of Western malaise

Zeman, in his cavalier disregard for the niceties of consensus-building, his open doubts about the European project, his scare-mongering about a mythical migrant threat, is a symptom of a wider malaise in both the Czech Republic and the West as a whole. Addressing that on a fundamental level will naturally undermine the Zemans of this world, " writes Mark Galeotti in his article for bne IntelliNews regarding Zeman's confirmation to compete again in the 2018 presidental elections.

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Dr Mark Galeotti is the IIR Senior Researcher as well as an internationally recognized expert on transnational organized crime, security issues and modern Russia.