Czech Republic eyes Ukrainian refugee labor boost
07 June 2022 | 11:18 am
An estimated 6 million refugees have poured out of Ukraine as they flee Russia's invasion. Their welcome in central Europe has been generous and genuine. Now some hosts are also considering potential benefits.
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