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· December, 2008

Stories about Czech Republic from December, 2008

Central and Eastern Europe: A Christmas Roundup

A holiday season roundup: Tanja of Czechmatediary recalls family Christmas celebrations of her childhood, writes about the Czech Christmas Mass, and shares a recipe of Vanocka (“Christmas bread”); CzechFolks.com writes...

Czech Republic: A Politics-Free Roundup

Politics-free posts from the Czech Republic: a charity project to help orphans organized by Czech model Tereza Maxova, bankruptcy of one of the largest Czech glass companies, and Karel Gott's...

Central & Eastern Europe: Freedom in the Balkans; Visa Restrictions

Ari Rusila examines the Balkan-related results of the Freedom House's Freedom in the World survey at AriRusila’s BalkanBlog, and writes about the Henley Visa Restrictions Index, highlighting the results for...

Central & Eastern Europe: Mikołajki, Mikuláš

In Poland, “Santa Claus visits twice” – according to the POLSKI blog: on St. Nicholas Day and for Christmas. Same in Slovakia, writes The Foreigner's Guide to Living in Slovakia,...

Czech Republic: Moravia

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks writes that “Moravia and Moravians deserve more recognition for their homeland and the role they’ve played in Czech and European history.”

Hungary: Catching Up

Hungarian Spectrum writes about “Hungary's place in Eastern Europe.”

Czech Republic: Politics and Culture

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Czech Republic: Christmas Markets and Apples

A quick tour of Prague's Christmas markets – at My Czech Republic Blog. Christmas apples from the Czech Republic – with “an imprint of a real Bethlehem comet on [their]...

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