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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Land-bound at the center of the continent, the Hungarians feel both forlorn and pivotal in the story of Europe – a country where devastation, genius and endurance have gone hand in handThe existence, the very survival, of the Hungarian...
Czechia has experienced hard times and a spectacular comeback. In the border regions, all this is magnified. by Luboš Kreč & Benjamin WolfYou would be hard-pressed to find two such different villages as Horní Blatná and Doubice. And yet, they have so much in common. Less than...
With a rocky history behind them, Czechs never had it so good – and they secretly know, despite all the grumbling. Czechs are a bit obsessed with years ending in “8” – and the history of the 20th century has given them plenty of...
The murder of journalist Ján Kuciak has shaken Slovakia out of its complacency. Here, big things often happen in years ending in “8”.Standing on a packed square in Bratislava as people around you jangle their keys and chant the slogans they remember...
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Bratislava, once at the center of the Empire, is now one of Europe’s youngest capitals.by James Thomson & Carmen Viragova, with Dardis McNameeYou could say that Slovakia is a new country – established as an autonomous state only after...
As the largest protests since the Velvet Revolution in 1989 rock Slovakia, following the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciák and his fiancée, one young Slovak and Czech wonder what’s next for the country.by Alena Bohunická and Jan JindraSlovaks...
It takes all types to build a Republic. We give a voice to people from different backgrounds and generations who shaped and continue to shape Austria.
Austria’s path from the heart of an empire to a resilient republic was a stony one. It’s the story of a country finding its identity.The Great War had begun with banners flying, with proud young soldiers in crisp uniforms marching off to heroism and the...
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