The Czech government will not be providing extensive assistance to Czech expatriates in Ukraine, some of whom have asked to be repatriated to their old homeland for security reasons. Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek said after Monday’s meeting of the Security Council that a team of government experts sent to the region to assess the security situation had not found grounds which would justify a large-scale aid operation or speedy repatriation. The reasons behind the requests for repatriation are reported to have been largely of a social and economic character, Mr. Zaorálek said. A planned visit to the Czech expat community in western Ukraine by the Foreign Ministry’s special commissioner for Czech expatriates Karel Kuhnl has likewise been scrapped.
Collapse of Prague footbridge raises concerns regarding state of other bridges
Some like it hot: Czech Republic sees rise in number of household saunas
The fascinating story of Czech settlers who founded the farm town of Prague, Oklahoma
ANO leader Andrej Babiš appointed Czech prime minister
Czech wage rises continue apace, low earners seeing larger increases