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February 24, 2021

Hong Kong plans to make public officials swear oath of loyalty to China and the Communist Party

Hong Kong's government plans to introduce new electoral changes ordering public officials to pledge and maintain an oath of loyalty to Hong Kong and Bejing. Officials…
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February 22, 2021

Beijing 2022 Olympics could validate China’s authoritarian regime

"A successful Beijing 2022, with hundreds of thousands of vaccinated, mask-free spectators packing stadiums, could serve as the ultimate proof of concept for China's authoritarian…
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February 20, 2021

Amb. Boris D. Pankin – highest ranking Soviet diplomat to stand with Gorbachov against the coup – turns 90

“Valentina says you have sympathetic eyes. We will happily join you and Barbara (Day) for dinner." And so began my near three decade long friendship…
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February 19, 2021

Belarus – Belsat TV journalists sentenced to two years in a penal colony

Yekaterina Andreyeva (27) and Darya Chultsova (23), journalists of an independent Belsat TV channel, were sentenced to two years in a penal colony for live-streaming…
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February 17, 2021

Concerns over Chinese vaccine, transparency and pharma standards

(CNN) "Mass public vaccination programs using a Chinese coronavirus vaccine are underway across Indonesia and Turkey, where tens of millions of people are expected to receive doses…
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In Memoriam
February 17, 2021

In Memoriam: Dr. Jan Sokol (1936 – 2021)

"Dr. Jan Sokol, was a dissident, old friend, philosopher and anti-Communist. He was a Prague Society supporter from early on. He ran as a compromise…
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February 10, 2021

Lubomír Volný, Anti-EU Czech Nationalist causes fracas in Czech Parliament by refusing to wear face mask

A fight broke out in in the Czech parliament's lower house between Lubomír Volný, who refused to wear a mandatory face mask and a chairman who switched…
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February 5, 2021

Sergey Maximishin, a doctor who treated Navalny after poisoning, has died

(CNN) Sergey Maximishin, the deputy chief physician of the Omsk emergency hospital, where opposition leader Alexey Navalny was treated immediately after his poisoning last summer, has "suddenly" died…
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February 3, 2021

Statement: Alexei Navalny’s imprisonment

"We opposed the Stasi, StB, Securitate and other security agencies during Communism. We must stand against the show trials and convictions of Alexei Navalny. Putin's…
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February 3, 2021

Statement: Myanmar coup and the dentention of Aung San Suu Kyi

"The Prague Society and Global Panel Foundation are disgusted by the developments in Myanmar. We call for the military to pull back, and for countries…
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