Saturday, 21 July 2018

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1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia through the eyes of Soviet troops

Radio Prague |
23 August 2010

21 August marked the anniversary of the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia by the Soviet Union and other communist countries.

Czech literary treasures in London

Radio Prague |
23 August 2010

Not many of the thousands of passengers arriving every day at London's busy St Pancras Station are aware that they are passing just a few dozen metres away from one of the largest and most diverse collections of Czech books outside the Czech Republic.

Prague overrun by friendly people... when will it all end?

Radio Prague |
23 August 2010

Some people say that Czechs are unfriendly. Obviously, such people are simply not in the right place at the right time.

ProtiMysl – a blog dedicated to the latest trends in ČR

Radio Prague |
20 August 2010

Barbora Jarešová's website ProtiMysl shows that there is more to Prague than dumplings, beer and art nouveau buildings.

The Czechoslovak legions: myth, reality, gold and glory

Radio Prague |
19 August 2010

The Czechoslovak legions occupy an almost legendary place in Czech history.

History's sideshow

Prague Post |
16 August 2010

Jáchym Topol's latest novel retells the events of 1968.

Oldřich Škácha – photographer of Havel and others

Radio Prague |
13 August 2010

In his basement studio in the Šelmberkovský Palace in Prague's Malá Strana, Oldřich Škácha is visibly amused as he points out a shot he took in 1991. It features then finance minister Václav Klaus, grinning broadly, flanked by two bunny girls at a Playboy ball. Škácha says he likes to exhibit the picture today as a little jab at the president.

Out of the ashes

Prague Post |
13 August 2010

For GB Theatre Company, the show must go on.

Bigger than Balkan

Prague Post |
13 August 2010

Beirut expands their brass-based sound by going south of the border.

Sacred sights and sounds

Prague Post |
13 August 2010

A 14th-century church transforms into a premier club.

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