Posts tagged as Czech

Kaia Kanepi through to ITF Czech Tournament quarter finals

Friday, November 29, 2019

Estonian tennis player has reached the quarter finals of the ITF Tennis Tournament at Milovice, Czech Republic, ERR sport reports, after defeating local player Miriam Kolodziejova in straight sets, 6:2, 7:5. Kolodziejova, 22, ranked 1,104th in the world, was not quite out, however, and pulled things back to 5:5, after which Kanepi broke her serve and held her own to win 7:5 and take the match. Kanepi, 34, from Haapsalu,…

Czech protesters call for resignation of justice minister amid case against PM

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Around 20 000 people have gathered in Prague and other Czech cities to show opposition to the appointment of a new Justice Minister who, the protesters fear, could meddle with a criminal case against the Czech Prime Minister. Canadian-British news agency Reuters reports that Marie Benešová was named to head the Czech Justice Ministry last week after the resignation of her predecessor. Protesters have expressed concerns she would seek to protect…

Dutch soldiers in Lithuania go ice diving as part of NATO winter training

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Lithuania, Dutch and Czech forces from one of NATO’s battlegroups undergo cold weather training in February, experiencing winter diving and acquiring other skills for survival in extreme weather conditions. NATO wrote in a press release on Monday, February 18, that allied troops in Lithuania focused on building shelters to protect themselves from the elements. «It is important not to build your shelter too high. Hot air rises and cold air…