As the Czech Republic’s EU presidency fast approaches, we discussed the country’s priorities with Czech Radio’s EU Affairs analyst Filip Nerad and EaP expert Pavel Havlíček
News: 80 years since Ležáky atrocity; new day recalls departure of Soviet troops; notable grave uncovered; classic Tatra cars.
Exactly 80 years ago, Nazi forces annihilated the village of Ležáky. Its tragic story is intertwined with the Nazi hunt for covert troops that realised Operation Anthropoid
Departure of Occupying Forces Day is having its debut on Saturday June 25, the day the protocol expelling Soviet troops from Czechoslovakia in 1991 was signed.
Archaeologists have discovered an almost intact skeleton of a sixth century warrior during a dig near the town of Pasohlávky in south Moravia.
News; PM addresses nation; Prague's plans to celebrate upcoming Czech EU presidency; Eva Jiřičná to receive lifetime achievement award; the only Czech designer at LEGO
A wide range of the Czech capital’s popular venues will be transformed into hubs of cultural activity this weekend to celebrate the Czech Republic’s upcoming EU presidency.
The Czech Chamber of Architects’ 2021 award for lifetime achievement will go to Eva Jiřičná, perhaps the best-known living Czech architect and designer.
Amid concerns over a possible cut in gas supplies from Russia, Prime Minister Fiala assured Czechs that the government had a crisis scenario and would not let anyone fall.
News; Czech foreign minister unveils priorities for EU presidency; Prague’s Metronome festival returns; Dog breeds: Bohemian Wire-Haired Pointing Griffon; Julius von Payer.