Stories about Czech Republic from June, 2008
Lituanica writes about rumors that Lithuania has offered to deploy elements of the U.S. anti-missile shield, “as an alternative to Poland.”
The Reference Frame writes that “much like in Ireland, the question of usefulness of the Treaty of Lisbon is a controversial question in Czechia, too.”
The Czech Daily Word is posting updates on the shocking child abuse court case being heard in Brno now.
The Economist's Ceratin Ideas of Europe blog welcomes exhibit ideas for a Cold War museum that may be built “on a site near the old ‘Checkpoint Charlie’ border-crossing point in Berlin.” One reader suggests “a section on anti-communist humour.”
The Czech Daily Word writes about the anti-globalization rally that took place in Brno this past Saturday, and about the way some of the activists were treated by the riot police.
Sue of To Czech and Back, a U.S.-based American married to a Czech, guestblogs at Tanja's CzechMateDiary.com; Tanja is a U.S.-based Czech married to an American.
The Czech Daily Word writes about “legal age” in the Czech Republic.
“The last reason for taking the Greenpeace seriously is gone,” comments The Czech Daily Word on the Greenpeace activists’ initiative to declare independence of the Czech military installation where a U.S. National Defense System radar is to be built.
The Czech Daily Word discusses some of the drawbacks of the Czech penal code.
Byzantine Blog provides links to “Stolen Kosovo,” a Czech documentary by Vaclav Dvorak.
Prague will not host the 2016 Summer Olympics, The Czech Daily Word reports.
BBC's Mark Mardell writes about the fate of the Lisbon Treaty – and “Plan ‘B'” that's currently “kept under wraps in Prague.”
The Czech Daily Word writes about a Prague restaurant named after Homer Simpson.
The Czech Daily Word reports that John McCain “still thinks that Czechoslovakia exists.” Lituanica reports that “the Czech-Moravia Football Federation officially apologized to the Lithuanian Football Federation and Lithuania’s Embassy in Prague for playing the national anthem of Lithuania’s neighbouring Baltic State Latvia during a friendly match between the Lithuanian...