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May 29, 2013
ČTK Members of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot are no freedom and human rights fighters but young people who desecrated the Orthodox Church and were punished for it, though too strictly, PM Petr Nečas said in Moscow on...
May 29, 2013
ČTK Russia considers the Czech Republic its traditional partner and it ascribes much importance to cooperation with it, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with Czech Prime Minister Petr Nečas in Sochi Monday.
May 29, 2013
ČTK A condition for Prague Civic Democrats (ODS) to form a new right-wing coalition with TOP 09 at the City Hall is the filling of the post of mayor with Bohuslav Svoboda (ODS), who was removed from it on Thursday, the ODS Prague branch decided...
May 29, 2013
ČTK South Bohemian University rector Libor Grubhoffer will not attend a forthcoming ceremony of naming new professors in protest against President Milos Zeman's approach to granting professorship to academic Martin C. Putna, server Aktualne.cz...
May 29, 2013
ČTK A fifteen-ducat coin from the period of the Habsburg Holy Roman Emperor Matthias, the main attraction at the Aurea house's auction Saturday, was sold for the reserve price of CZK 1.9 million not including the auction surcharge of 17%.
May 29, 2013
ČTK An MP and former education minister Josef Dobes was elected chairman of the Movement for Sport and Health, a new Czech political entity that seeks the recognition of sport as a publicly beneficial activity, at its constituent congress...
May 29, 2013
ČTK The annual meeting of former Czech political prisoners took place in Jachymov Saturday to remember the horrible era of forced labour in local uranium mines in which thousands of bothersome people were sent to work by the Communist regime in...
May 29, 2013
ČTK On Saturday, about 2000 people attended the liturgy the Orthodox Church Constantinople patriarch Bartholomew celebrated in Mikulčice, a place linked to the medieval Christian missionaries SS Cyril and Methodius.
May 29, 2013
ČTK The Prague Social Democrats "almost absolutely" rule out forming a city coalition government with the conservative TOP 09 now that TOP 09's previous coalition partner, the Civic Democrats, has ended in opposition, Prague ČSSD head Miroslav...
May 29, 2013
ČTK President Milos Zeman fails to fulfil his constitutional duties by his reluctance to appoint ambassadors proposed by the cabinet, Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg (TOP 09) said in a discussion on Czech Television Sunday.

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