Czech Republic

1 June 2017
Czech Pubs Are Now Smoke-Free Premium

After years of rancorous debate, non-smokers can finally take a breath of fresh air.

25 May 2017
Popular Czech Finance Minister Finally Replaced Premium
Drawn-out process of naming a successor to billionaire Babis led to protests and worries about state of democracy.
17 May 2017
New Language Hopes to Become Slavic Lingua Franca Premium

The brainchild of a Czech linguist and a Croatian anthropologist, the language aims to build bridges between Slavic people.  

12 May 2017
The Czech Republic’s European Question Premium

Beyond power games, the current political crisis centers on checks and balances underlying liberal democracies in the region.

By Martin Ehl
5 May 2017
Class War in the Czech Cabinet Premium

The socialist premier’s rivalry with the industrial mogul-cum-finance minister reaches boiling point.

2 May 2017
Czech President to Lead EU Parade at China Summit Premium

The high-level meeting could strengthen the ever-closer rapprochement between eastern EU countries and Beijing.

10 April 2017
Prague Battles with Its Notorious Taxis, Yet Again Premium

New campaign compares them with the great rip-offs of the communist era.

29 March 2017
The East’s Fear Explained to the West Premium

It’s far too easy to just blame the phobia of migrants on racism and xenophobia. 

By Martin Ehl
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


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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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