To clean or not to clean Prague’s statue of Soviet Marshal Ivan Stepanovich Konev — a man known locally as …
All in all, the vast majority of pre-election posturing and propaganda is utterly meaningless. All that is really left for us is to sit back and enjoy the show.
The widespread celebrations of the anniversary of the end of the Second World War in the Czech Republic and Slovakia have once again been marred by the annual arrival of a Russian nationalist biker gang.
Quo the hell vadis, Czechia?
Navigating a rapidly transforming economy and society after the fall of communism wasn’t always easy. Films and TV series could offer something of a how-to guide.
A year after the murder of an investigative journalist Ján Kuciak, a Slovak politician, lawyer and anti-corruption activist Zuzana Čaputová has suddenly surged into the lead in opinion polls to become country’s next president.
In the communist period, Czech vaccination policy was top-down and paternalistic. Despite its successes, it was openly undemocratic. Today some people are challenging this legacy and demanding a more individualised approach to healthcare.