Czech minister visits Ukraine to support Kyiv gov

February 7, 2022

The Czech minister of foreign affairs has started a two-day visit to Ukraine intended to show support for the Kyiv government in the fact of strong Russian pressure. Jan Lipavský and his Slovak and Austrian counterparts are also travelling to the Donbas region.   

Oldest Czech Scout Eduard Marek dies aged 104

January 24, 2022

The oldest member of the Czech Scout movement, Eduard Marek, died on Sunday at the age of 104. Marek was imprisoned by both the Nazi and Communist regimes and was active in the Czechoslovak resistance.

Fiala visits Bratislava on first international trip as PM

January 11, 2022

Fiala visits Bratislava on first international trip as PM

Alien ice statues in Pustevny

January 17, 2022

The annual Ice Sculpting Festival in Pustevny is an event that attracts many visitors to the Beskydy Mountains each winter. This year, seven Czech and Slovak artists created a total of 25 statues from 40 tons of ice.

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.

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