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Brdy

 

an upland in the western part of Czechoslovakia, between the rivers Vltava (Moldau) and Berounka. It is about 100 km long. The Brdy is divided into a number of parallel ranges of siliceous shales and quartzites that rise up to 862 m (the Tok Mountain). It is covered by forest, with coniferous forests in the higher parts and mixed forests in the lower parts. There are iron and silver- and lead-bearing ores in the Brdy region.

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989 en un proceso de restructuracion de deuda de paises en desarrollo con bancos comerciales, en el marco de la crisis ocurrida en ese momento, iniciativa disenada e impulsada por el secretario del tesoro de Estados Unidos, Nicholas Brdy.
in the heavily forested Brdy Military Training Area, about 150
Un poco mas adelante en el tiempo, el 7 de julio del 2008, el gobierno de la Republica Checa y los Estados Unidos, por medio de Condoleezza Rice y su homologo, Karel Schwarzenberg, firman un acuerdo basico para la instalacion de un complejo sistema de radares norteamericanos en las montanas de Brdy.
On 8 July, the Czech Republic and the USA are scheduled to sign the main agreement on installing a radar in the military area of Brdy (Central Bohemian Region).
Furthermore, Washington wants to modify an X-band radar that has been used for testing the GMD system in the South Pacific and move it to a site in the Brdy military zone in the Czech Republic.
By Matthew Schofield VESIN, Czech Republic--After four decades of Russian domination and the oppressive presence of a nearby Czech military base, villagers in the Brdy region west of Prague got back access to their rolling hills at the end of the Cold War and along with it myriad paths into the thick forests leading to rich patches of wild berries and mushrooms.
The site currently identified is in the heavily forested Brdy Military Training Area, about 150 kilometers southwest of Prague.
While Prague is not opposed to such joint supervision - Czech Vice-Premier Alexandr Vondra has said he does not object to supervision by two accredited Russian officers on the radar base near Brdy, 90 km southwest of Prague - Warsaw's views are mixed.
The Czech Republic and the United States may be concluding in the spring an agreement on the installation of a US radar station in the Brdy hills in Bohemia, announced the Czech Defence Ministry, after three days of talks between the two countries' delegations.
It also plans to refurbish and transport a ball-shaped radar dome several stories high from the Marshall Islands in the Pacific to a military base in Brdy, 50 kms south-west of the Czech capital Prague.
Connection to technical and transport infrastructure) in Mnek pod Brdy.
She said that the US would pick up all the costs of the radar facility, which will be based in the military area called Brdy, south west of Prague.