Czech Republic

10 March 2017
“Czech Donald Trump” To Run Again for President Premium

Milos Zeman, one of Europe’s most ardent admirers of his U.S. counterpart, will seek re-election, likely running on anti-immigrant platform.  

7 March 2017
Girl Power Through Grafitti, from Prague to New York Premium

The co-director of a documentary on female graffiti artists talks about the origins of the movement in Central Europe, the scene on the two sides of the Atlantic, and its future in the digital world. 

By Miyu Hayashi
3 March 2017
No Hope in Sight

Given the media’s role in recent elections, only a fool would think this year will be any better. 

By Peter Gross
27 February 2017
First Czech Sentenced For ISIS Aspirations Premium

Arrested one year ago on the way to Syria, young man admits guilt, gets fewer years in jail.

17 February 2017
Central Europe Demands Western-Quality Foods Premium

Food advocates say the food industry discriminates against the region by using lower-quality ingredients and more chemicals.

6 February 2017
Czech Finance Minister Agrees to Abide by Divisive Law Premium

Conflict of interest law takes effect as Andrej Babis, a wealthy politician, continues to lead the polls.

31 January 2017
‘Foreign State’ Likely Behind Czech ForMin Computer Breach, Minister Says

In a most likely unrelated development, Russia has reportedly accused two top cyber-agents of working with the CIA.

23 January 2017
Ivana Trump Reportedly Shied Away from Helping Czech Dissidents Premium

Former Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg tells local press that he appealed to former Mrs. Trump in the 1980s – in vain. 

16 January 2017
Saigon’s Taste of Prague Premium

Tucked away in a corner of Ho Chi Minh City, the honorary consulate of the Czech Republic in Vietnam has fascinating stories as sides to traditional Czech beer. 

13 January 2017
‘Wrong Cohen’ Could Undermine Lurid Trump Leak Premium

Did the British ex-spy behind allegations of Trump’s Russian ties also investigate a Bulgarian official?




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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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