Six months after the election, the Czech Republic is still without a confirmed prime minister. And more than two months after the murder of a journalist and his partner in Slovakia, there is no reported progress in the investigation – but politics there remains in turmoil. Zuzana Hudáková surveys the scene.
is an affiliate researcher at the Global Governance Centre in Geneva and a former post-doctoral fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. Her research focuses on politics of contestation and everyday resistance in authoritarian regimes, as well as the use and effectiveness of UN targeted sanctions.