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5 Places to Paddleboard in Europe This Summer

Inspired by the sport of surfing, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, or SUP is becoming a worldwide phenomenon. In fact, 9.6 million people participated in SUP outings in 2012. People from all over the world participate in the sport, which requires you to stand on a longboard and paddle through the water. If you’re planning a… Keep Reading

Michalov says sectors should diversify
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Prague is best CEE city for business – survey

Annual poll puts capital at top of Central Europe, but still trailing Western Europe Since becoming a market economy two decades ago, the Czech Republic has progressed rapidly to become the gateway for Western businesses in Central Europe; so much so, experts say, that it has become saturated, and foreign investments may be on the… Keep Reading

Stanislav Penc
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Communist secret police database goes online

Former dissident publishes list, rush of visitors crashes web server Intense public interest saw a server collapse when databases kept by the Czechoslovak communist secret police (StB) were put online by former dissident Stanislav Penc. Within an hour of the data going online around 11 a.m. July 7, the server collapsed. Over the next three… Keep Reading

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