Czech Republic

21 September 2016
Czechs Hold Russian Dissident Artist on Interpol List, Extradition Unsure

Moscow is awaiting official notice from Prague about the possible repatriation of Oleg Vorotnikov, a founding member of Russian public-art collective Voina.

 
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20 September 2016
Czech Ingenuity Puts New Shine on Endangered Craft



After barely making it through the ’90s and limping through the 2008 crash, Bohemia’s fabled decorative glass industry is on the rise again.

By Sandra Dondenne
 
14 September 2016
Czech Man Shocked by Impact of Hillary Clinton Video
Concerns about the U.S. presidential candidate’s health emerged after a man from Moravia filmed a faint Clinton on 11 September.
 
2 September 2016
Russia’s Clandestine “Information War” in The Czech Republic Premium

Russian intelligence services are the most active foreign intelligence service in the Czech Republic, a report by the Czech counterintelligence agency found.

 
31 August 2016
When There’s a Will, There’s a Way Premium

A former refugee from Iraq, now running refugee services in the U.S., offers his recommendations for improving the anti-migrant climate in the Czech Republic.

By Jeremy Druker
 
26 August 2016
Confronting the Old Boys’ Club Premium

Women struggle to make inroads in Czech politics, as some pin their hopes on quotas.

By Elizabeth Potter
 
23 August 2016
Prague City Hall Approved Anti-Islam Stunt Premium

Controversial activist, previously charged with hate speech, brings his campaign against immigration to the city’s historic heart.

 
18 August 2016
Outrage Over Czech Advertising of Auschwitz Tours Premium

Bus company cajoles visitors to the Nazi concentration camp by using emotionally charged images from the Holocaust.

 
4 August 2016
China's Checkbook Diplomacy Premium

Central Europe continues to actively court Chinese investment. But increased coziness with Beijing comes with tradeoffs, including a loss in influence for the region’s traditional ally, the United States.  

By Prem Mahadevan
 
3 August 2016
Nazi Chief Heydrich’s Death Re-enacted in New Film Premium

‘Anthropoid’ is most accurate film version yet of the Holocaust planner’s death and its bloody aftermath, producers say.

 

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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. 

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