Morning News: Thursday, August 18, 2022

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  • Two Ukrainian soldiers injured in the war with Russia have arrived in Czechia for treatment. The patients are receiving follow-up treatment and undergoing rehabilitation in the town of Karviná in north Moravia, where they will spend at least a month.


  • From 20 to 22 September, Brno will host the Urban Mobility Days 2022 event.  This biennial conference, jointly organised in 2022 by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE), and the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU, is a major event in the European urban mobility calendar.


  • Six individuals and four legal entities have been charged of fraud and the legalisation of criminal proceeds in connection to a suspect tender commissioned by the Football Association of the Czech Republic in 2020 for the disinfection of stadiums.


  • Czech police arrested a person on Wednesday for flying a drone above the Russian Embassy in Prague. Attached to the machine was a device capable of dropping objects. A helicopter and several patrols were sent to the location after local police officers noticed the drone, news site reports.


  • The reconstruction of the iconic Spiral Theatre at the Prague Exhibition Grounds has progressed to the next phase. Originally a panoramic circular cinema, rebuilt into a theatre, it will be transformed into a multifunctional space Nová Spirála (the New Spiral), which will offer not only the circular hall with a unique revolving stage and seating for more than 750 spectators.

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