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· August, 2008

Stories about Czech Republic from August, 2008

Czech Republic: iPhone Has Arrived

The Czech Daily Word writes about the arrival of iPhone in the Czech Republic.

Russia: Rally at Red Square

Photos and video of seven activists holding a rally at Red Square in Moscow on Aug. 24 – “For your and our freedom” – in commemoration of the protest against...

Czech Republic: “Memories of the Russian Invaders”

“Memories of the Russian Invaders” – at The Czech Daily Word.

Russia: Three Anniversaries

Window on Eurasia writes about “the lessons of three anniversaries”: “Today is the 10th anniversary of Russia’s default on its international financial obligations and the 17th anniversary of the launch...

Czech Republic: History Happens on 8

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks recounts important events of Czech history that happened in years ending in 8, such as the birth of Czechoslovakia in 1918 or the Warsaw Pact...

Czech Republic: A German put in jail for Nazi salute

Petr Bokuvka of The Czech Daily World reports that a German motorbike fan was arrested in the Czech town of Brno for doing the Nazi salute in public. According to...

Czech Republic: Prague Churches

Strog's Prague pictures & opinions diverses [French] has been writing about several churches in Prague, including many pictures. Most recently, he has described in great detail the Gothic church of...

Czech Republic: The Smallest Coin Must Go

The Czech Daily World reports that as of September Czechs won’t use the CZK .50 (50 heller coins). He adds, “after 116 years of existence of heller coins Czechs will...

Czech Republic: A Beer Excursion to Pilsen

Pivní Filosof-Beer Philosopher reviewed the three brewpubs currently operating in Pilsen, in the Czech Republic, that he visited on a weekend excursion from Prague (Part 1, Part 2 and Part...

Czech Republic: Křelov fortress

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks describes (including photos) his weekend trip to the old baroque fort at Křelov near Olomouc in the Czech Republic, which this year is open to...

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