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The rising diplomatic tit-for-tat has prompted Russia to declare 20 Czech diplomats persona non grata, as the Czech Republic expels 18 Russian representatives, having accused Moscow of being behind a huge explosion at an ammunition depot in 2014. RT discusses the issue with experts who think that further demonization of Russia is the goal.
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Czechoslovakia was restored in 1945 until 1 January 1993 when it dissolved with its constituent states becoming the independent states of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The Czech Republic is a member of NATO, EU, OECD, OSCE and CoE.
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