Czech Republic

10 October 2017
Czech Election Favorite Faces Fraud Charge

Mogul Andrej Babis accuses political rivals of setting him up to derail his swift rise to power.

2 October 2017
Late Bloomers

The Czech weapons that have appeared in Azerbaijan might indicate that Central Europeans are finally learning the realpolitik games of the West.

By Martin Ehl
27 September 2017
Eastern European Lifestyle Unhealthiest In the World, Study Suggests

Nine out of the top 10 nations with the least healthy eating, drinking, and smoking habits are in the post-communist region.

5 September 2017
'Transparent' Account Backfires for Czech President Premium

Dozens of citizens send small bits of change along with insulting messages for Zeman.

31 August 2017
Tread Lightly, Mr. President Premium

Could Macron’s tactics on workers’ pay backfire and benefit the region’s populists?

By Martin Ehl
22 August 2017
Czech Government Agrees to Buy Roma Holocaust Site Premium

The question of Czech responsibility for the wartime treatment of the Roma continues to rankle.

17 July 2017
Rise and Fall Premium

Media freedom in Central and Eastern Europe has dramatically deteriorated since five countries in the region joined the EU. 

By Daniel Penev
11 July 2017
Czechs Preparing for Cyberattacks Before Elections Premium

Czech government is beefing up cyber security to counter possible Russian intervention in upcoming elections. 

5 July 2017
Housing Bubble Fears Rise in Region Premium

Property prices are skyrocketing in Central and Eastern Europe, making Airbnb the scapegoat of Prague renters. 

22 June 2017
Czech Leader Meets Ivana Trump Premium

Zeman allegedly restated his support for former wife of current U.S. president’s bid to become ambassador. 



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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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