Czech Republic

19 July 2018
Czech Police Holding Suspected Tiger-Part Smugglers Premium

Men accused of killing tigers and other animals bred in captivity as raw material for Chinese medicines.

 
16 July 2018
Visegrad Countries Put Up United Front Against Illegal Migrants Premium

Slovakia has been the only V4 country to express willingness to take in up to 1,200 migrants, but only with the government’s consent.

 
4 July 2018
Skateboards? Check. Passion? Check. Grenades? Check That Too Premium

Documentary about the birth of skateboarding in Czechoslovakia shows the lengths passion and creativity can go to.

 
4 July 2018
Getting Creative With the Rule of Law Premium

Attempts to bend – and even break – the judicial system throughout Central Europe do not bode well for the future of the sector’s independence in the region.

By Martin Ehl
 
3 July 2018
Central and Eastern Europe See Record Low Unemployment Premium

Despite strong growth, region’s economies still struggle to create skilled jobs and retain young workers.

 
28 June 2018
The Remarkable Rise of the Czech Communists Premium

After three decades in the wilderness and months on from a historic electoral defeat, the party is knocking at the doors of power.

 
18 June 2018
The Dark Side of Czech Poverty Stats Premium

Working poor must borrow to make ends meet, leading to a vicious cycle that sends many deep into debt.

 
15 June 2018
Czech-Romanian Project Documents Brutalist Landmarks Behind the Former Iron Curtain Premium

Reviled by some at the time of their construction, Brutalist buildings are finding new supporters among the younger generations.

 
28 May 2018
Czech Artist Aims to Normalize Tourist-Choked Town Premium

Installation at Venice Biennale reflects the impact of mass tourism on UNESCO-listed heritage site.

 
15 May 2018
Was Skripal Still Spying?

Czech official gets fired over statements on Novichok, as reports suggest Sergei Skripal briefed Western intelligence agencies on Russian spying activities.

 

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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.

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