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Czech folk artist's award from Vladimir Putin sparks controversy

Radio Prague |
6 November 2018

On Sunday, one of the most famous Czech folk singers, Jaromír Nohavica, received the Medal of Pushkin in Moscow from Russian President Vladimir Putin. Nohavica's acceptance of the medal, which is awarded to citizens and foreigners after approval by Putin, has garnered controversy at home.