1950 – 33rd Segment: “We’re All Young”

February 21, 2018

In this series we present 100 songs which have gone down in the history of
Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. They became widely popular, were
played during important time periods, and some even won the hit parade of

Exclusive - EU scraps border projects as 'Ukraine fatigue' grows

February 20, 2018

KIEV: The European Union is shutting down a border checkpoint scheme with Ukraine, deepening doubts about Kiev's ability to deliver reforms in return for billions in European aid.

1949 - 32nd Segment “With Song and Laughter”

February 20, 2018

In this series we present 100 songs which have gone down in the history of
Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. They became widely popular, were
played during important time periods, and some even won the hit parade of

Famous Slovak Arrow train set for restoration

February 20, 2018

A famous interwar express train known as the Slovak Arrow is to be restored
to its original glory by Tatra Trucks, representatives of the company have
announced. Once the work has been completed at a cost of almost CZK 120

WWII RAF fighter pilot Miroslav Liškutín dies at 98

February 20, 2018

Miroslav Liškutín, one of the last two surviving Czechoslovak fighter
pilots who served with the British RAF during WWII, died in Britain on
Monday aged 98, the Czech military confirmed on Twitter.

Leaders of Sustainable BIOFUELSLeaders of Sustainable Biofuels (LSB)...

February 20, 2018

Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels welcome the Slovak company ENVIRAL as a new member: "Excellent signal for the advanced biofuels industry as EU is to decide on transport decarbonisation measures for the next decade" Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels coalition welcomes the Slovak company EN

1948 – 31st Segment: “We’re Building”

February 19, 2018

We continue with the year 1948. The year 1948 went down in the history of
Czechoslovakia. In February there was a Communist coup, which came to be
reflected in the music of that period. Propaganda songs were released by
the dozen.

Sylva Šimsová: Escaping to freedom all I thought about was survival – the fear came later

February 19, 2018

Sylva Šimsová was 18 when her father, a Social Democrat politician, told
her the family had to escape from Czechoslovakia. It was 1949, a year after
the Communists had taken power. The young Sylva insisted that her fiancé,

Ladislav Sitenský photos of WWII squadron finally see publication, 70 years later

February 16, 2018

A collection of photos of the RAF’s Czechoslovak 312 squadron by the
great photographer Ladislav Sitenský has just been published in Prague.
The book was meant to come out in 1948 but was pulped, and the new edition

Magical, beautiful, enchanting: How to travel the Danube in style

February 17, 2018

A stateroom on the SS Maria Theresa. We were spoiled and had a room that was even larger and more luxurious.

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