Morning News: Monday, August 29, 2022

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  • The Czech Interior Ministry will give out 200 million crowns to regions for running their assistance centres of aid to Ukrainian refugees that the regions have so far funded from their own budgets, the ministry has written on its website.


  • The amount of money Czechs donated to Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion six months ago has exceeded 4 billion Kč (over €160 million), the Czech News Agency (CTK) reported.


  • Czech senior opposition ANO deputy group leader Alena Schillerova handed a proposal for convoking a lower house session on a no-confidence vote in the government, signed by 74 MPs, to lower house head Marketa Pekarova Adamova (TOP 09). Out of the 74 MPs signing the motion, 56 were from ANO and 18 from the junior opposition Freedom and Democracy (SPD).


  • Defence ministers of Czechia, Poland and Slovakia signed a joint declaration on Saturday that, starting from September, Czech and Polish aircraft will help Slovakia in the defence of her skies, Czech Radio reports.


  • Canoeist Gabriela Satková won the water slalom World Championships race in Pau, France, on Sunday. Satková came in first in the semi-final round, going on to win the category after finishing the race 4.4 seconds ahead of Slovakia’s Zuzana Paňková, who took silver.

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