Government approves 50 million crowns in Ukraine aid

The Czech government has approved 50 million crowns in aid to Ukraine, Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Minister Jiří Dienstbier told reporters on Wednesday. The funds should be allocated to projects aimed at reconstructing health, educational and social facilities as well as infrastructure projects across Ukraine, Mr Dienstbier said. The Czech government may also fund projects in support of Ukraine’s civil society, and provide fellowships to Ukrainian students affected by the crisis, according to the minister.