Stories about Czech Republic from June, 2008
Lithuania: Missile Defence Alternative?
Lituanica writes about rumors that Lithuania has offered to deploy elements of the U.S. anti-missile shield, “as an alternative to Poland.”
Czech Republic: The Treaty of Lisbon
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.”
Czech Republic: Child Abuse Case
The Czech Daily Word is posting updates on the shocking child abuse court case being heard in Brno now.
Europe: Ideas for Cold War Museum
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.”
Czech Republic: Anti-Globalization Rally
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.
Czech Republic, U.S.: Intermarriages
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.
Czech Republic: Legal Age
The Czech Daily Word writes about “legal age” in the Czech Republic.
Czech Republic: Greenpeace's “Peaceland”
“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.
Czech Republic: Penal Code
The Czech Daily Word discusses some of the drawbacks of the Czech penal code.
Czech Republic: “Stolen Kosovo”
Byzantine Blog provides links to “Stolen Kosovo,” a Czech documentary by Vaclav Dvorak.
Czech Republic: No 2016 Olympics
Prague will not host the 2016 Summer Olympics, The Czech Daily Word reports.
Czech Republic: Lisbon Treaty and Plan ‘B’
BBC's Mark Mardell writes about the fate of the Lisbon Treaty – and “Plan ‘B'” that's currently “kept under wraps in Prague.”
Czech Republic: Homer Simpson Restaurant
The Czech Daily Word writes about a Prague restaurant named after Homer Simpson.
Europe: Geographic Confusion
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...