Visas represent one bureaucratic obstacle, so to say and, if removed, might increase the inflow of Russian money into the Czech economy. And not only Russian money, but Russian tourists, Russian entrepreneurs and so on.
Deep in my heart, I still believe that the democratization of Russia and the democratization of Ukraine will proceed.
There is a term called political correctness, and I consider it to be a euphemism for political cowardice.
It is necessary to name the enemy of human civilization, and this enemy is international terrorism associated with religious fundamentalism and religious intolerance.
I am sometimes accused of being a dictator because I provoked the extraordinary elections by nominating the interim government. Can you imagine any dictator who provokes free elections in his own country?
Russia can become a strategic partner in a fight against international terrorism.
I admire personalities. Some politicians who are only great mice are just persons.