The Czech government is ignoring the will of the people in Crimea through its refusal to acknowledge the results of the Russian State Duma election in Crimea.
EU member states are not able to freely decide on their internal and external politics, due to the threat of sanctions. Therefore, they have to follow the political line dictated by the European Commission.
The EU's ultimate decision-making body is the European Council, which comprises heads of state and government from the bloc's 28 countries. Foreign and security policy decisions require the agreement of all EU countries. bit.ly/2dC9JsT,