Former deputy PM Lanský dies at 79

26-11-2013

Journalist, diplomat and former deputy prime minister Egon Lanský has died at the age of 79. Mr. Lanský served in the government of Miloš Zeman and was also a senator for Mr. Zeman’s then party, the Social Democrats. He was active opponent of the communist regime and was best known before 1989 as a journalist with the radio station Radio Free Europe.