- Was the first nation to supply Ukraine with heavy tanks.
- Inspected all Russian companies and companies with Russian owners.
- Support for Russia's attack on Ukraine could be a felony in Czechia.
- Has been one of EU's leaders in isolating Russia diplomatically.
- Still buys Russian energy resources, while preparing a plan to replace these supplies.
Providing military support for Ukraine, composed of four key categories:
- Ground Forces Support (e.g. small arms, defensive equipment, anti-tank)
- Air Defense Support
- Communications Support
- Cyber Intelligence Support
Approved military aid for Ukraine worth 3.5 billion korunas ($155 million), including BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicles and Up to 40 T-72M tanks.
Financial & Institutional Sanctions
Identifying sanctions impacting the Russian economy as a whole, including banks, sovereign debt, industry, access to global markets, etc.
- Inspected Russian companies or companies with Russian owners in relation to the drawing of public funds in the Czech Republic.
- Withdrew from Russia-led International Bank for Economic Cooperation and the International Investment Bank.
Sanctions on Oligarchs, Kleptocrats, & Western Enablers
Sanctions on individuals in Putin's inner circle including:
- exposing & seizing their assets
- revoking their visas
- holding them legally accountable where possible
The goal is to convince these individuals that their futures would be better without Putin than with him.
Frozen assets worth millions of dollars belonging to Russian tycoons under EU sanctions.
Measures taken to isolate Russia diplomatically (e.g. recall of ambassadors & diplomats, stripping Russia of its G20 membership, etc)
- Closed its consular offices in Russia & Russian consulates in its territory.
- Expelled Russia’s deputy ambassador.
Combatting Putin's global propaganda network. While respecting freedom of speech, Putin should not be allowed to spread disinformation while Russia bans every single independent outlet. This measures countries' success in curbing Russian disinformation spread through Russia Today and other platforms.
- Expressing approval and support for Russia's attack on Ukraine could be a felony in Czechia;
- Czech domain operator blocks eight websites spreading disinformation and Kremlin propaganda.
Replace Russian Energy
Replacing Russian energy exports with alternative energy sources. That includes increasing production and opening new sources from fracking to nuclear to renewables.
The Czech government prepares a “five-year project” to replace Russian energy and a strategy to secure energy supplies for the next heating season.