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“Local authorities refuse to hand over dozens of hectares to Poles,” reports Lidové Noviny. The Prague daily explains that to redress errors made when the border between Czechoslovakia and Poland was marked out in 1958, the Czech government has decided to hand over 368 hectares of state-owned land in northern Bohemia and Moravia to Poland, which has refused an offer of financial compensation. However, the decision has prompted criticism from local mayors, who believe that the reduction in the size of their municipalities will reduce their access to funding. Inspired by the campaign against the plan to site an American missile radar base in the Czech Republic, the mayors are hoping to mobilise public opinion, and “if necessary, to organise a referendum.”