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Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, half of the single parents have been solving their financial problems by reducing the food supplies according to the latest research. 1026 people participated in the research organized by the STEM research and Single Mothers’ Club in January. “Single women are at risk of financial problems significantly more often than the general population. The effects of the crisis may be more significant and may multiply,” Jitka Uhrová, the STEM’s spokeswoman, stated. The whole tendency varies: some families experienced troubles since the beginning of the pandemic while others didn’t encounter any problems with the budget. More than half of the respondents – 62 percent – experienced financial troubles while the usual numbers vary aroundRead more.

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Olga Hepnarová, the last woman to ever be executed by the Czechoslovakian government, was put to death for killing 8 people with a truck on July 10th, 1973. Born in 1951, Olga Hepnarová had a banker father and a dentist mother. From what’s known, Olga had a completely normal and pleasant upbringing, but developed a mental illness in her adolescence and attempted suicide when she was only 13, forcing her to spend some of her teenage years in and out of psychiatric hospitals. She managed to become a librarian and later ditched the library to become a driver. Olga also had a shaky relationship with her family. Despite her mother supporting her financially, Olga felt she was always cold and distantRead more.

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The Czech Republic is recognized as one of the least religious countries in Europe and potentially the world. The reason for this is commonly explained as the result of Communism. Suppressing religion is a tactic for the Communist regime, which was intended to fight against any organized power that could challenge them, such as the Catholic Church. However, the Czech Republic is a leader in secularism and non-religion among its neighboring countries, many of whom were also under Communist rule. Take, for example, our next-door neighbor Poland, which remains largely Catholic beyond the fall of Soviet influence. The only nearby country that comes close to the Czech indifference to religion is Estonia. While Estonia did fall under the Communist regimeRead more.