Top Czech News Headlines: Monday, March 7, 2022

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  • The Czech government plans to remove many of the restriction currently in place in health and social service facilities from March 13. The obligation to wear respirators should cease from mid-April.


  • The Czech honorary consulate in Kharkiv was damaged in a Russian missile attack, but consul Oleg Chigrinov and his assistant did not suffer any injuries, the Foreign Ministry said.


  • The capacity of regional assistance centres helping Ukraine (KACPU) is sufficient at the moment and in the future, the capacity management will need a central coordination to distribute the load evenly, PM Petr Fiala told the press. Assistance centres should operate in all 14 regions of the Czech Republic.


  • Air traffic at Prague Airport will, once again, be redirected to the secondary 12/30 runway for three months. From 28 March to 1 July, scheduled maintenance and postponed repairs will be performed on the main 06/24 runway and connected areas. The airport webcam will also be moved to the side runway.


  • Zátopek, a biopic about the eponymous athlete who won four olympic gold medals, won the Czech Lion award for best Czech film on Saturday, as well as seven other awards including best direction and best actor (Václav Neužil).

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