Czech Republic

6 March 2018
Mass Rallies Rattle Czech Government

Protests against appointment of communist-era riot squad member to head police watchdog morph into attacks on prime minister.

5 March 2018
Czech Government, Australian Company Tussle Over Lithium Bonanza Premium

Populist premier plumps for greater state role in extracting the metal, a key ingredient in electric-car batteries.

27 February 2018
Syrian Kurdish Leader Freed From Czech Detention

Turkey accuses Salih Muslim of helping plan Ankara bomb atrocity in 2016.

15 February 2018
Economic Diplomacy with Chinese Characteristics

A mysterious company is paving the New Silk Road in Eastern Europe and beyond. From China Digital Times.

By Martin Hala
1 February 2018
CEE Braces for Proposed EU Farm Subsidy Cuts Premium

Czech Republic says big farmers must be protected; Hungary and Poland mull bigger contributions to EU budget.

31 January 2018
Cafe Society Versus the Czech Pub
The re-election of Zeman as Czech president exposes the opportunities and the limits of Moscow's meddling, along with a rift in Czech society. From Raam op Rusland.
By Mark Galeotti
29 January 2018
Lessons Not Learned Premium

The Czech Republic could have prevented another populist victory by taking a closer look at neighboring Slovakia’s recent history.

By Martin Ehl
23 January 2018
Removing the Stigma Premium

How can the Czech Republic have such low rates of depression and still so many suicides?

By Charlie Mitchell
23 January 2018
An Exciting Week in Czech Politics Premium

The mood is anything but cheery going into the final round of presidential elections.

Jiri Drahos
15 January 2018
Maverick Czech President Seeks Second Term Premium
Runoff round will pit incumbent Zeman against a scientist with pro-EU leanings.


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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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