Stories about Czech Republic from June, 2007
Illyrian Gazette posts an update on the fate of Feral Tribune (it's back and financially secure), and writes about lustration and music in the Czech Republic.
Arellanes.com offers a theory on how the Czech pranksters managed to insert footage of a nuclear blast into the regular live footage of the Czech countryside on a state-owned TV channel.
U.S. states have been renamed for countries with similar GDPs and the new map has been posted at Strange Maps: Russia is New Jersey, Ukraine is Idaho, Belarus is Alaska, Poland is Missouri, Czech Republic is Nebraska, Hungary is New Mexico, Romania is Delaware, Croatia is South Dakota.
An Alaskan Abroad notes on how CNN got the Czech president's name wrong: Klaus Topolanek instead of Vaclav Klaus. (Mirek Topolanek is the Czech premier.) Also, a photo from Kyiv, of an anti-Yushchenko protest sign that says Ukraine's president should be sent off to Alaska, of all places.
The Voice of Europe reports that in order “to lighten up the negative campaign, which is accompanying the radar debate,” the Czech defense minister records a song for George W. Bush.
An in-depth view on Czech Republic's Civic Democrats and other political forces – over at Dr. Sean's Diary.