Czech Republic

20 February 2019
Czech TV’s Genre-Busting Comedy Is a Hit
Show featuring Roma characters and a transgender woman divides opinion, attracts big audiences.
12 February 2019
Velvet Memories Slipping Through Our Fingers?

As the 30th anniversary of 1989’s anti-communist revolution approaches later this year, many young Czechs will likely wonder what all the commotion is about.

By Katherine Schulte and Megan Sokol
1 February 2019
Huawei’s Central European Signal Fades Premium

Governments in the region have avidly sought Chinese investment, but the telecoms giant may be too hot a property.

30 January 2019
Central Europe Picks up the Pace of Arms Race Premium

Billion-dollar purchases are escalating, and not all of the added value is military-related.

By Martin Ehl
16 January 2019
Czechs Mark 50 Years Since Dissident Student’s Self-Immolation Premium

Jan Palach served as an inspiration for the protests that led to the 1989 Velvet Revolution.

31 December 2018
Best of TOL for 2018 Premium
Our favorite stories of the year.
21 December 2018
Czechs, Poles Mourn Victims of Coal Mine Blast Premium

The coal industry is a major employer in the Silesian coal belt.

19 December 2018
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Communist Sex Premium

Katerina Liskova is not afraid to ask probing questions about the often surprising official attitudes toward sex in Czechoslovakia.

By Vanda Thorne
14 December 2018
For Czechs, Good Times May Not Last Premium

Despite vibrant economic growth and unemployment rates at their lowest in over two decades, there’s a lot to worry about.

By David S. Jackson
11 December 2018
Czech PM Vows to Erase His Name from Communist Agent List Premium

Andrej Babis is also defending his actions last year when his son mysteriously turned up in Russian-controlled Crimea.



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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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