Monday, March 11, 2013

Radio Prague Today 3.11.2013

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Sports News 11.3.2013

In Sports News this Monday: the NHL's Patrik Eliáš scores in a penalty shootout to down the Winnipeg Jets; the Česká pojišťovna hockey playoffs have gotten underway; football's Baroš clinches hat-trick for Baník Ostrava; Čech misreads key play in FA Cup quarter-final; tennis player Petra Kvitová makes it to the final 16 at Indian Wells.

Change of guard at Prague Castle signals end to animosities between Prague Castle and Brussels

President Miloš Zeman took up his duties at Prague Castle on Monday in what is his first day in office as head of state. The chain-smoking, outspoken former prime minister has already started outlining his plans for the future; they range from establishing smoking-quarters in various parts of the castle to hoisting the EU flag on the castle premises, signaling a departure from the Eurosceptic policies of his predecessor.

Helle Faber – Russia's Nashi like Hitler Youth, says producer of Putin's Kiss

Helle Faber's production company Made in Copenhagen has been behind a string of documentary films that have made an impact far beyond the borders of her native Denmark. The producer has just been in Prague for the One World festival of human rights documentaries, giving workshops for local filmmakers at the East Doc Forum sidebar and introducing her company's Putin's Kiss, an excellent documentary that maps the fate of a leading member of Russia's pro-Kremlin youth group Nashi.