Morning News: Friday, October 21, 2022

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  • Households account for about 30 per cent of total energy consumption in Czechia, with two thirds of their consumption used for heating, according to the results of a survey by the Czech Statistics Office presented on Thursday.


  • After several years of reconstruction, the Army Museum at the Military History Institute in Prague will be officially opened on Thursday. The renovation of the building, which is located at the foot of the city’s Vítkov hill in the Žižkov district, amounted to over CZK 900 million.


  • The police have proposed charging former TOP 09 MP Dominik Feri with three counts of rape, according to a statement posted on Twitter on Thursday. Mr. Feri, who is 25, faces up to 10 years in prison because prosecutors are also pursuing him for the crime of rape committed against a 17-year-old girl.


  • The Czech Defense Ministry can provide care for up to 35 wounded Ukrainian soldiers in its hospitals, and these military hospitals have treated nine such soldiers so far, the ministry said on its website. Ukraine is mainly in need of surgical and orthopaedic care.


  • Czechia will change its quotas for employing non-EU foreigners as of November, making work visas available for more people from Armenia, Moldova, Philippines, North Macedonia and Georgia now that skilled workers cannot arrive from war-stricken Ukraine.

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