Prague protests – level 1

09-09-2022 07:00

Last week, people protest in the center of Prague, the Czech Republic. Around 70,000 people meet at the main square. They protest against the Czech government.

The prices are going up for electricity, gas, and many other things. People are angry about the change.

Leaders of extremist and nationalist groups are at the protest. Leaders of the Communist party are there, too. These people say that the Czech Republic must be a neutral country in a war. They also say that is not good that the country belongs to the EU and NATO.

Organizers of the protests say that the government must do something with the high prices of energies. If not, the prices will hurt will business in autumn.

Difficult words: extremist (a person with strong and unusual political ideas), nationalist (a person who loves his country, and he thinks that it is better than other countries), neutral (when a person or country doesn’t support either side in a difficult situation).

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