Exuberance and submission. The reality with this government will overcome the worst nightmares, fears Kobza

Defense Secretary Jana Černochová said she wanted to start negotiations on a US military base in the Czech Republic, then she corrected that the topic was not on the table, but she would like it. Is it really necessary that the personal will of the minister becomes the agenda of international negotiations? This concrete case … Read more

Vesna Evans – Velvet Home Book Interview

It has been 30 years since she and her parents fled Sarajevo before the war. She was still a child, just like the main character in her new book, The Velvet Home. In it, writer Vesna Evans returns to Yugoslavia and Prague in the 1990s and describes what people fleeing tanks go through and experience. … Read more

Hrubec on the conversation, which caused a stir, the war, the departure and the Russians

Everything changed from minute to minute. It flipped. Nothing was normal after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Are friends and comrades in the cabin suddenly enemies? “I was pleasantly surprised that a lot of Russian boys didn’t agree with the invasion,” says Simon Hrubec, who has a contract at Omsk for next year. But he … Read more

Blesk’s Finance Minister on 2022 Margin Controls

Date of issue: 8.4.2022 | Source: blesk.cz How high are the margins according to the information collected by the service stations? “I learned that the margins were lower in February than in March, which worried me. For example, the average margin for diesel was 3.03 CZK in February and 4.91 in March. For gasoline, it … Read more

Ukrainians in the Czech Republic: the director of the primary school spoke about Ukrainian children

It hangs in the corridor hallway of Eden Primary School in Prague 10 puzzle in the colors of the Ukrainian flag and it says “Freedom to Ukraine”. In her office, school principal Jana Churáčková has a proposal on a flipchart, how to accept Ukrainian children. He immediately points out that this is an old schedule … Read more

Third Fantastic Beasts: Who are the actors and what did the actors say to Blesk?

Professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) knows that the powerful dark magician Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen) is poised to rise to power over the wizarding world. Unable to stop him on his own, he tasks magizologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) with leading a fearless team of magicians, witches and a brave Muggle baker (Dan Fogler) on … Read more

The same themes, chairs, vases, furniture, always rotate at Designblok, so I make weapons, says designer Jiří Jež, who designs for Česká zbrojovka

We will not fail to notice the diversity of your projects. How did you find this? JIŘÍ: I’m basically such a Bag Beetle. I graduated from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in 2004, when it was still partially in Zlín. And when we came back to reality, in addition to everything at home … Read more

Putin likely to be removed from office, military analyst says, discusses Russia’s move in Ukraine in detail

The military situation in Ukraine has been relatively stable for several days now, with Russian troops expected to advance very slowly instead of advancing. Why is Russia failing to win convincingly in Ukraine? “They just changed their minds on three important things, “ says military and security analyst Lukáš Visingr. How would you describe the … Read more

Roman Abramovich: Details of life and his relationship with Putin

Roman Abramovich’s ancestors were Jews, who fled from Soviet Ukraine to Russia during World War II. Both of little Abramovich’s parents died in the early years, so he was raised by his uncle in the oil town of Saratov in northern Russia. He left school at the age of 16, according to the BBC, he … Read more

Baker: Many bakeries will not survive the current cost spike

The Adélka bakery is a phenomenon. It has been operating in Pelhřimov since 1990. Turnover of a quarter of a billion crowns, three hundred employees. It is a family business run for many years by the son of the founder Roman Teisler. The company has its own mill, produces and markets more than a thousand … Read more