Nearly 314,600 Ukrainian refugees now have special visas

The Czech Republic has now granted special visas to almost 314,600 refugees from Ukraine. Some 1,783 visas were handed out on Wednesday, around a thousand fewer than on the same day last week, according to Interior Ministry data. Most of the refugees, around 73, 400, remain in Prague.

The temporary protection visas allow them to remain in the country for one year, give them access to health insurance, education and work. They are also entitled to further assistance, such as with accommodation.

Author: Ruth Fraňková