Kbely Aviation Museum – A unique showcase of planes, past and present

December 3, 2021

The first airfield built in Czechoslovakia after the country’s founding in 1918, Prague’s Kbely airfeld is one of the most important sites for the history of Czech aviation.

In memoriam: Petr Uhl, Charter 77 co-founder, human rights activist, journalist and politician

December 2, 2021

Petr Uhl, a co-founder of the Charter 77 human rights movement along with Václav Havel and among the longest-imprisoned dissidents under the communist regime, has died at the age of 80.

Alexander Dubček – the smiling leader of the Prague Spring

November 27, 2021

This Saturday marks the centenary of the birth of Alexander Dubček, one of the most charismatic leaders of 20th century Czechoslovakia who led the country during the Prague Spring.

Czech Republic among least vulnerable to Russian and Chinese influence, regional study shows

November 19, 2021

The Czech Republic is one of the least vulnerable countries when it comes to Russian and Chinese malign activities in the Central European and Western Balkan regions, according to a newly published Vulnerability Index, produced by the Bratislava-based security think-tank GLOBSEC.

Czech Republic gears up for November 17 celebrations – here’s what’s happening

November 16, 2021

This Wednesday will see the 32nd anniversary of the start of the Velvet Revolution that ended totalitarian communist rule in Czechoslovakia. To mark the occasion, several events are taking place in Prague and in the wider Czech Republic.

Gustáv Husák – the face of ‘Normalisation’ in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia

November 16, 2021

History remembers Gustáv Husák, the last communist president of Czechoslovakia, as the face of a spineless regime that ruled during the Normalisation era. He had risen to power in the wake of the Soviet-led invasion that crushed the Prague Spring – a reform movement that Husák had supported.

Slovak president to visit ailing Czech head of state in hospital

November 16, 2021

Slovak president to visit ailing Czech head of state in hospital

Legendary Slovak pop star Miroslav Žbirka dies at 69

November 11, 2021

Legendary Slovak pop star Miroslav Žbirka dies at 69

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