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Protests surge in Czech Republic against soaring cost of living crisis

Even though people across the country are struggling due to the acute cost of living crisis marked by high energy prices, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala accused the protesters of being pro-Russian propagandists

Czech progressives slam plans to permanently deploy US military in the country

In the backdrop of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, ministers of the Czech Republic have been indicating their intention to negotiate with the US on the presence of a base in the country

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Progressive sections in Czech Republic protest plans to dispatch ammunition to Ukraine

The Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSCM) and other left-wing groups have condemned the pro-war policy of the Czech government and demanded de-escalation of tensions in Europe

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Czech communists demand affordable housing for Prague dwellers

A campaign was organized on the anniversary of the Velvet Revolution on November 17 to protest the severe housing crisis in Prague and to highlight the plight of the country 31 years after the transition from communist rule

“We want Czech youth to critically evaluate the 30 years of capitalism in which they grew up”

We talk to Lubos Petricek, chairman of the Prague Young Communist (MK) Commission of Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSČM), on the political situation in the Czech Republic

Czech communists issue 10-point charter to fight COVID-19

The Czech party and its youth wing cadre have also initiated various activities such as making and distributing masks to health workers. As of April 23, at least 7,136 people have tested positive for COVID-19 and 210 people have died

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Czech communists criticize plans to rebuild Marian Column in Prague

The Prague city council has decided to rebuild a controversial Hapsburg-era monument that is widely viewed as a symbol of Catholic dominance. The Marian Column was demolished immediately after Czech independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918

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Czechs commemorate martyrs of Nazi violence on International Student Day

Czech universities were stormed by the Nazi forces in 1939 and more than 1,200 students were sent to concentration camps

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Protests held in Prague against proposed removal of Soviet-era general’s statue

The mayor of the municipal division of Prague-6 is reportedly planning to relocate the memorial of Soviet General Ivan Stepanovich Konev. It is seen as a bid to appease the right-wing, neo-Nazi sections of the country