: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Czech-Russian relations plunge amid differences over history


PRAGUE (AP) — It began with the dismantling of a statue of a Russian World War II hero and the renaming of a Prague square. Now three of the Czech capital’s mayors are under police protection, fearing they are the targets of a Russian assassin carrying a deadly toxin, and Russian-Czech relations are in crisis.

“There’s a Russian here whose goal is to liquidate me,” Prague 6 district mayor Ondrej Kolar said recently in a television interview from a secret hideout.

In the week in which the Allies mark the 75th anniversary of victory over the Nazis in Europe, relations between Prague …read more

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