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Posted inCentral Europe & Baltics, Regions

Big Fish in Small Ponds

17 December 2002 PRAGUE, Czech Republic–The Velvet Revolution in 1989 brought a good deal of amateurs into Czech political life. People with political experience were considered tainted by the past regime and, therefore, the ideal qualification was having a “blank page.” As a result, the executive level changed completely; the local level by 80 percent. […]