Top Czech News Headlines: Friday, February 25, 2022

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  • Thousands of people gathered in central Prague on Thursday evening to protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The demonstration Prague Stands Behind Ukraine! took place on the upper part of the city’s Wenceslas Square.


  • Ukrainians living in the Czech Republic can reckon with a possible extension of their stay permit over the current Russian invasion of Ukraine, Interior Minister Vit Rakusan said. The Czech Republic has prepared plans for the acceptance of thousands of refugees, but would not specify the number.


  • In the wake of Russia’s attack on Ukraine the Prague Stock Exchange fell on Thursday to its lowest level since the start of November.


  • On Thursday morning, the Czech currency fell to its weakest levels in two months against the euro and the dollar, losing tens of cents. Against the euro, it was above CZK 25 per euro, and against the dollar, it was above CZK 22.20 per dollar.


  • Brno City Council has approved a package of support for 21 non-profit organisations dedicated to crime prevention, totalling CZK 3.456 million. In addition, funds will go to other public entities operating in Brno, such as the police force.

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