Top Czech News Headlines: Thursday, July 14, 2022

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  • The United States will provide $10.2 million (roughly CZK 248 million) to organisations in the Czech Republic supporting people affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This is part of a roughly $368 million (nearly CZK 9 billion) humanitarian aid package announced last week by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, according to the US Embassy in Prague.


  • On Monday, 11 July 2022, in the Vladislav Hall of Prague Castle, Czech President Miloš Zeman received the President’s Medal of the State of Israel from the Israeli President Yitzhak Herzog.


  • Several Czech ministers said they were saddened by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s decision to recall his Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Yevhen Perebyinis, saying he should have kept his post for longer because of the war in Ukraine. Zelenskyy recalled his ambassadors to Hungary, Norway, India and Germany.


  • In Czechia, May industrial production rose by 2.4 percent, which was the third highest level of growth registered among member states, after Ireland and Greece. Meanwhile, the biggest decrease was registered in Lithuania, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.


  • The Chamber of Deputies approved on Wednesday legislation that would limit film incentives to a maximum of CZK 150 million for a project per year, the Czech News Agency reports.

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