The first round of the presidential elections in the Czech Republic (12-13 January) was won by the current President Miloš Zeman (with 38.6% of the vote).
On 5 January, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was a guest at the congress of deputies of the Christian Social Union (CSU) in Bavaria.
The Czech president Miloš Zeman had voiced the support of the Czech Republic for the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.
The regional elections in Slovakia on 4 November were a success for the coalition of centre-right opposition parties.
The elections to the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic on 20–21 October ended with an unambiguous victory for the ANO 2011 political movement.
On 10 October President Miloš Zeman gave a speech in front of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
On 25 September, President Petro Poroshenko signed an Education Act, which had been adopted by the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) on 5 September.
The Ukrainian-Russian war has prompted Bratislava, Prague and Budapest to take a new look at their eastern neighbourhood. Cooperation with Ukraine is gaining momentum, although relations with Russia are still the top priority for the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.
On 20th June representatives of the Croatian and Hungarian governments signed a letter of intent regarding the establishment
On 20th–25th June a strike was held in the Bratislava plant of the German car manufacturer Volkswagen which paralysed the work in the factory.