For both the Czech Republic and the EU, Ukrainian experience is important because the methods that were and are being used by Russia against Ukraine are similar to those used by Russia in other countries.
That takes some soul searching: why is liberal democracy the best way to organize governance? Why is globalization a blessing more than a curse? What are international institutions for?
Voting against Israel was both immoral and politically inexpedient for Ukraine. Despite obvious US pressure, Ukraine should have abstained. Now, Ukraine needs to mend its relations with Israel.
European leaders must quickly get their act together and act, trying to prevent the worst and to hope for an outcome that is more or less acceptable.
Believe in the need to strengthen unbiased historical research and to restrain those forces that provoke controversy in our countries,
Every time the west decides not to push back against Russian aggression and provocation, Russia learns the lesson that aggression and brinkmanship do pay off.
Grand coalition is parting ways on Russia sanctions. Merkel in favor of Syria sanctions, SPD (Steinmeier) against.