The following are the stories written by our prior course participants and published in Transitions daily, tol.org and Prague Morning. We will select the best stories produced during the training again next year and help them reach out to international readers.
by Diana Dalton War has brought changes to a famed spa town, but Russian speakers still abound. The sound of Russian fills the streets in Karlovy Vary, a western Czech spa town of about 50,000 residents. In Prague and beyond,…Read more
Czech organizations are providing psychological help to Ukrainian refugees, but the needs are great. Like many refugees, 39-year-old Anna Savchenko still shivers at the thought that a Russian bomb could destroy her home at any moment, even months after she…Read more
Tribute to Ukrainian Mothers Evokes Range of Opinions in Central Prague ~ By Diana Dalton and Caroline Mueller
A Czech artist has created a ghastly sculpture hanging between two buildings over Dlouhá Street featuring a woman’s form adorned in a traditional Ukrainian headdress that became a symbol of resistance during Ukraine’s 2014 Maidan Revolution. Veronika Psotkova’s wrought wire…Read more
Captured Russian military equipment showcased in Prague’s Letna park drew dozens of visitors on Tuesday during the first full day of an exhibit arranged by Ukraine’s government to keep the spotlight on their fight against Moscow. The exhibit, featuring damaged…Read more