Top Czech News Headlines: Thursday, March 17, 2022

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  • The Czechs who accommodate refugees may get a solidarity subsidy of 3,000 crowns per person a month, but 9,000 crowns would go to one household at the most, based on a draft directive on the state support for private accommodation providers, Interior Minister Vit Rakusan said today.


  • Over 170,000 people who fled from the war in Ukraine have received a special visa in the Czech Republic and almost 10,000 new applications were submitted on Tuesday alone, while assistance centres have registered over 94,500 refugees, the Interior Ministry tweeted today.


  • The Czech government has approved the delivery of more military equipment worth 700 million crowns (approximately 283 million euros) to Ukraine, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Vít Rakušan.


  • The European Commission has approved a EUR1.4 billion Czech scheme to partially compensate energy-intensive companies for higher electricity prices, the Commission informed on its website on Wednesday.

  • The total debt of the Czech population rose by a record CZK 365 billion to CZK 2.97 trillion in 2021.

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