Politics

The Quadriga for Havel in Berlin after twenty years

To celebrate the anniversary of the Fall of the Wall, Germany pays homage to the hero of the Velvet Revolution Berlin – “International solidarity strongly contributed towards helping the dissent of East Europe. This is why today we must sustain the fight of populations...

November 1989 – The fall of the Berlin Wall and the rebirth of a New Europe

For a deeper insight into the extraordinary chapter of history of our continent, represented by the Fall of the Berlin Wall, we turned to Filippo Maria Pandolfi, Italian (Finance, Treasury, Industry and Agriculture) minister for many years and then, from 1989 to 1993, Vice-president...

Fischer on visit to Rome, city of Treaties

The two-day Italian visit of the Czech Premier between Lisbon and the Concordat. Great satisfaction for the EU signature by Klaus, while the ratification of the treaty with the Church seems still to be quite far off. The Czech Prime Minister, Jan Fischer, arrived...

Prague still on the political chessboard of the antimissile shield

The Obama administration plans to set up a new antimissile program which would also include, besides the Czech Republic, Poland and Romania. Prague is looking to see what is going to happen on the political scene, while Moscow and Washington are weighing each other...

Weaponry: Czech Export is Recovering

The Czech export of arms and weaponry is running at full steam, according to the newly published data from the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Sales to foreign customers total for 4.9bn Crown, which is the best result since the existence of the Czech...

A country awaiting stability

Concern over the Czech Republic political class and chance to pursue the dream of the Velvet Revolution while the economy is slowly climbing along the path of recovery Scandals, spying, stolen photographs, eggs and stones at the centre of the debate between the parties....

In the Death of a real Socialist

Last May Professor Venek Silhan died. He was also a politician, an economist, an academician, one of the protagonist of the Prague Spring and, after that, of the disapproval against the normalisation imposed by the regime. Among the principal creators, in the second half...

Are the Czechs Eurosceptic? No, it’s only appearance

Luigi Offeddu, correspondent in Brussels for the “Corriere della Sera”, expresses his views to Progetto Republica Ceca on the semester of the Czech presidency “Let’s not be deceived by appearances: the Czech Lion has earned entry into the European savannah and, has no intention...

Fight without quarter against drug

„The so-called soft drugs destroy the brain and young people should be aware of that“ so affirms Jiri Komorous, deputy minister of the Interiors, a super policeman who’s also a champion of the fight against drug trade Mr. Komorous, you are told to be...

Europe’s future passes through Prague

The Lisbon Treaty is now expecting an important “yes” from one of its most bitter enemies, the Czech president, Vaclav Klaus. The EU Czech presidency, which is just finished, has curbed the amount of Euroskepticism among the population. Numerous European citizens, including the Czech...