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Russian deputy PM's visit spurs speculation over thaw initiative

Radio Prague |
15 September 2009

Russia’s deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov arrived in Prague for talks on Monday amid frosty Czech-Russian relations following a tit-for-tat spy row.

Will he or won't he? President Klaus keeps Europe in suspense

Radio Prague |
6 October 2009

Will he sign or won't he – and what's to be done if he doesn't – that is the question politicians across Europe are asking themselves. President Klaus is keeping everyone in suspense, but political analyst Jiří Pehe thinks the Eurosceptic Czech president will soon have to concede defeat.

Foreign Ministry bestows awards on those promoting Czech Republic abroad

Radio Prague |
6 October 2009

Every year, the Czech Foreign Ministry presents Gratias Agit awards to those who have helped promote the good name of the Czech Republic abroad. This year, the list of laureates ranges from Marius Sczygiel, a Polish journalist, who published a best-selling book about the Czech Republic, to Pontifical College Nepomucenum, an educational institution for Czech clergy in the Vatican.

Unsubstantiated tales of Ostrava’s tropical flora

Radio Prague |
5 October 2009

The Czech Republic’s third city and industrial hub.

Jiří Dědeček – the first singer-songwriter to become PEN club president

Radio Prague |
5 October 2009

A look at the back-catalogue of singer-songwriter, translator par excellence.

Models' stories

Radio Prague |
5 October 2009

Iva Frühlingová wants her book to help others avoid the pitfalls of the modelling profession.

Alan Babický – Respected golf pro on golf in the Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
6 October 2009

A skilled businessman but also former dancer, choreographer and downhill skier, Babický picked up the sport of golf at the fairly late age of 28.

Czech teenagers top European tables in substance abuse survey

Radio Prague |
2 October 2009

A newly-released study on substance abuse among young people in Europe shows Czech teenagers topping many of the tables in terms of abuse of controlled substances such as alcohol, nicotine and drugs.

Cardinal Vlk casts critical eye on years in office

Radio Prague |
30 September 2009

Speaking to Czech Television on Sunday, Cardinal Miloslav Vlk – whose mandate ends in the autumn – cast a harsh eye on his 20 years in office, saying he had achieved very little. Not for a lack of trying, he suggested, but often because of a difficult political climate.

Government looks to redefine plan for Afghanistan

Radio Prague |
1 September 2009

There are currently some 500 Czech soldiers in Afghanistan serving in a variety of roles, and in rearranging their activities to suit the continuing crises there, one thing the Czech government is now focusing on is creating a more long-term plan for its missions.

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