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Leading figures of 1989 discuss revolutions and their heritage in Central Europe at Czech Radio conf

Czech Radio marked the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution on Monday with an international conference on the fall of communism in Central Europe and the transformation processes that followed. Aside from leading experts in the fields of economics, political sciences and journalism, the speakers’ list also featured the names of prominent former dissidents and politicians such as Lech Wałęsa, Magdaléna Vášáryová and Václav Klaus.

 
 
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Czech innovator receives Outstanding…

Pavel Podruh, founder of the Czech start-up Self-Sufficient Houses, has become the first Czech ever to receive the…

 
 
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The smallest of six major social groups identified by a Czech Radio survey is the so-called class of local ties. These…

 
 
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Post-apocalyptic skyscraper, co…

The title of the city with the country’s tallest building could soon pass from Brno back to the capital, if plans for…

 
 
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The smallest of six major social groups identified by a Czech Radio survey is the so-called class of social ties. These…

 
 
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Czech Radio survey: the life of the…

An in-depth survey commissioned by Czech Radio suggests that Czech society is divided into six social classes that…

 
 
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Divided by Freedom – Large-scale Czech…

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National Museum searching for early…

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Czech Radio’s Firefly charity project…

One of Czech Radio’s leading charity projects is in aid of the blind and visually impaired. Established in 2003…

 
 
 
 
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