Stories about Czech Republic from January, 2007
NvB: Bored in Brno writes that the “proposed radar stations around the Czech Republic may be a forerunner of the new silent arms race.”
NvB: Bored in Brno writes about dechovka music and posts a YouTube video of Eva and Vasek, “the most successful musical group in the [Czech] Republic from the standpoint of record sales”: “Happy listening! And remember, every Czech is not just a musician but also a dancer.”
NvB: Bored in Brno writes about the history of the folk festival in Straznice that will be held June 21-24, 2007.
Four Bees reports on the return of the drawings that were looted by the Nazis in 1939 to the family of a Brno lawyer.
The Economist's Edward Lucas writes about the Czech Republic's new government.
Vilhelm Konnander writes on Russia's reaction to the “US proposal to deploy a ballistic missile defence system to NATO-members Poland and the Czech Republic.”
Even the country's oldest resident – aged 108 – is somewhat annoyed with the Czech government's failure to materialize, writes Bored in Brno.
My Czech Republic Blog reports on the very belated beginning of the skiing season.