Czech Republic

24 March 2015
Innovation as Weapon

It’s not only mighty militaries that make countries strong.

By Martin Ehl
 
23 March 2015
NATO Commander Says Russia Still Arms Rebels, German Minister Visits Visegrad Leaders

Plus, Macedonian pupils borrow a protest lesson from university students, and a town in Uzbekistan demolishes a Soviet war memorial.

By Timothy Spence
 
18 March 2015
Caucasus Gas Pipeline Breaks Ground; U.S., Europe Condemn South Ossetia’s New Deal With Moscow

Plus, Kyrgyzstani leader’s secretive trip to Moldova sets the rumor mill turning, and health experts warn that TB remains a major killer in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
16 March 2015
Guerrilla Journalists in Our Midst
The anonymous editor of an alternative Czech news site says its mission is to combat the ‘pro-American view of the feudal status of Europeans.’ From Respekt.
By Ondrej Kundra
 
9 March 2015
Berlin Fears U.S. Hawks Hurting Ukraine Peace Efforts, Ethnic Chechens Charged in Nemtsov Murder

Plus, Kazakhstan’s longtime leader hints at retirement, and the Czech president says universities are turning out too many lawyers and economists.

By Timothy Spence
 
2 March 2015
Marchers Mourn Nemtsov, U.S. Prepares to Deport Suspected Bosnian War Criminals

Plus, the UN says Ukraine the death toll surpasses 6,000, and the Estonian prime minister hunts for coalition partners after an electoral win.

By Timothy Spence
 

25 February 2015
Corruption Probe Hits Top Ukrainian Official, Kazakhstani Dissident in Suspected Prison Suicide

Plus, Lithuania weighs reviving military draft, and Czech scientists claim a breakthrough find about human emotional response.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
18 February 2015
The President, Lies, and a Video

In defending Russia, the Czech head of state adopts the Kremlin’s approach to the facts. 

By Katerina Safarikova
 
Maros Sefcovic

11 February 2015
Critical Ukraine Talks Open, EU Pushes New Energy Agenda

Plus, mixed Albanian-Serb court set for north Kosovo; Russian media watchdog slams Twitter’s frank talk.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Casper Frederiksen
 
3 February 2015
We Are All 8A

What does a reality show about a Roma class say about the Czech Republic's education system? From Respekt.

By Petr Tresnak
 

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