Ukraine has made public secret archives concerning the Soviet Union’s armed intervention against Czechoslovakia’s 1968 Prague Spring pro-democracy movement, according to a government statement Thursday.
The Czech parliament’s upper house on Monday passed an austerity package aimed at narrowing the Czech Republic’s budget gap in 2010. The package – already approved by the lower house in what was seen as an endorsement of Prime Minister Jan Fischer’s caretaker government – allowed the cabinet to draft a belt-tightening budget for next year that takes account of the effects of the global economic crisis.
Iran summoned a senior Czech diplomat Tuesday over the European Union’s critical statements about the disputed Iranian presidential election, the Czech Foreign Ministry said.
Czech parliament’s lower house Wednesday threw out a presidential veto of a bill banning discrimination, making the Czech Republic the last European Union member to adopt such a law.
Since the fall of the Iron Curtain the South Bohemia Region has become very popular with tourists, especially with anglers and water sports enthusiasts from abroad.
The Swedish presidency of the European Union on Wednesday threw its weight behind fellow-member the Czech Republic in a row over Canada’s new visa requirements, saying that it backed the idea of making Canadians apply for a visa to enter the EU.