Over four-fifths of Czechs believe Russian invasion unlikely, suggests poll

Over 80 percent of Czechs don’t believe their country is likely to be invaded by Russia in the next decade, according to an opinion poll by the Median agency for Czech Television. The survey’s findings were published on Friday, the 47th anniversary of the invasion of Czechoslovakia by Soviet-led Warsaw Pact troops. Forty-seven percent of respondents agreed it was a Russian invasion was very unlikely while 36 percent said it was more unlikely than likely. Just under 50 percent of those polled thought Moscow would invade a non-NATO or EU member state within the next 10 years.

Author: Ian Willoughby