Top Czech News Headlines: Tuesday, June 20, 2022

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  • Fuel prices in the Czech Republic are at an all-time high, with a litre of the most popular Natural 95 petrol currently selling for an average of CZK 47.69 per litre, according to data from the company CCS.


  • People will no longer be able to buy a new car with an internal combustion engine from 2035; the European Parliament approved last week, on a proposal from the European Commission. There are objections from the Czech Republic, France, and Germany.


  • Some 5,000 to 10,000 Ukrainian refugees could be moved from Prague to other regions within a motivation program to be launched by the government, Interior Minister Vít Rakušan said on Czech Television.


  • Archaeologists in the Břeclav region have uncovered an almost intact skeleton of a 6th century warrior and his two dogs. They came upon the remains while investigating one of the largest burial sites of the Germanic Langobards from the 6th century near the Nové Mlýny water reservoir.


  • The head of the state-owned company Czech Post, Roman Knap, will leave office at the end of September. Mr. Knap confirmed his pending departure after a meeting with Interior Minister Vít Rakušan on Monday.

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