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Frost comes out of the Petschka´s villa, Russian embassy in Prague

Year of granting the aid: 2017
Realisation date: 15.05.2017 - 30.09.2017
Amount: 100 000 CZK
Organization: Ústav nezávislé žurnalistiky, z.ú.

The goal of our serie is to uncover how the Russian embassy in Prague works both officially and unofficially. HlídacíPes.org website was the very first who openly highlighted how unprecedently huge number of employees are in Russian embassy in Prague and we would like to continue in the same way – how many employees, why, in which positions, where… We would like to uncover also what types of activities is supported by embassy, what kind of guests are invited both from Russia and from Czech political world. How those people are involved in pro-Kremlin propaganda? What kind of projects, culture events is both directly (financially) and indirectly supported? Is part of it also so called consulate of Donetsk peoples republic in Ostrava?
Also – Russian embassy creates a picture how the Czech republic (and how are Czech political attitudes towards Russia) are perceived in Russia. How is it manifested in public space, in pro-Kremlin´s medias or official propagandistic project Sputnik News?
Within the project we want also map the ownership of Russian embassy in Czech republic, we would like to remind cases of exp