Czech president closes the door to American ambassador

Local media said on Sunday that Czech leader Milos Zeman had “closed the door” of Prague Castle to U.S. Ambassador Andrew Schapiro after he made controversial comments about the president’s decision to join celebrations to mark the end of World … Read the rest

Pussy Riot is porn and oligarch a swindler, says Czech president

The President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman said not everyone being called political prisoners had this status.

President Miloš Zeman has responded in a rather unusual way to the call of the son of civil rights activist Natalya Gorbanevskaya … Read the rest

Czech artist gives Communists and Leftists the Finger

thefingerThe Czech artist David Cerny’s sculpture floats in the Vltava River and is aimed at the presidential residence, Prague Castle, in the background.

Mr. Cerny is not known for understatement or diplomacy after displaying a caricature of a former Czech … Read the rest