Top Czech News Headlines: Monday, March 28, 2022

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  • A new summer schedule comes into effect at Václav Havel Airport Prague on Sunday. The airport will offer flights to 147 destinations, which is 19 more than last year, but 43 fewer than in the pre-pandemic year of 2019.

 

  • The Czech Republic has so far frozen hundreds of millions of crowns worth of property belonging to Russian citizens who are subject to EU sanctions imposed on Moscow following the invasion of Ukraine, said PM Petr on Sunday.

 

  • Thousands of people came out on Saturday for the official start of Prague Zoo’s 91st season.  Later this year, the zoo is also set to open a new gorilla pavilion and it is also preparing to build a new pavilion for polar bears.

 

  • Czech politicians have voiced their discomfort at the National Theater’s decision to cancel a performance of Tchaikovsky’s opera, “Cherevichki.” The cancellation of the opera piece in Czechia comes after a wave of anti-Russian sentiment gripped a number of Western countries.

  • The head of the Interior Ministry, Vít Rakušan (STAN), appointed six members of the Supervisory Board of the Czech Post on Tuesday. Among them is the governor of the Pardubice Region, Martin Netolický (ČSSD). The board will have a quorum with 12 of the 15 seats filled.

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