Czech Republic

26 August 2016
Confronting the Old Boys’ Club

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

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

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

4 August 2016
China's Checkbook Diplomacy

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

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

1 August 2016
First Known Czech ISIS Recruit Arrested

Man was detained in January at a Turkish airport, but news of his arrest only surfaces now.

1 August 2016
The Czech Super Bowl

The popularity of “American” football in the lands of Bohemia and Moravia has been growing as local talent and foreign imports team up for the love of the game.

By Elizabeth Potter and Michael Bacos
29 July 2016
Czech Politicians Look to Feed Off Olympics Hype

Olympic fan parks across the Czech Republic, built at state expense, will open weeks ahead of regional elections.

26 July 2016
The King of Populism Looks for a Challenger

Czech President Milos Zeman is stepping up the political ante by mentioning a Brexit-like referendum.

By Martin Ehl
25 July 2016
93-year-old Czech WWII Pilot Flies His Beloved Spitfire Again

The former RAF pilot had not flown one in 70 years.




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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