Prague Spring

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Prague Spring:

see PraguePrague
, Czech Praha, Ger. Prag, city (1993 pop. 1,216,500), capital and largest city of the Czech Republic and former capital of Czechoslovakia, on both banks of the Vltava (Ger. Moldau) River.
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 and CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia
, Czech Československo , former federal republic, 49,370 sq mi (127,869 sq km), in central Europe. On Jan. 1, 1993, the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic (see Slovakia) became independent states and Czechoslovakia ceased to exist.
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After the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, the Russian poet Alexander Galich wrote: "Compatriots, our homeland is in danger
This is probably the most dangerous situation in Europe since the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968," said a Western official on condition of anonymity.
After the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia, most of her family left to Palestine, but Herz-Sommer decided to stay to take care of her ill mother, who was sent in 1942 to Theresienstadt and later to Treblinka, where she died.
When the Egyptian army began a military exercise on October 1, many in the Israeli military and intelligence agencies began to worry--the Egyptians' Soviet backers had used the same cover to launch their 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia.
Dmitry Litvinov, 51, is a veteran activist who as a child spent four years in Siberian exile after his father, Pavel, took part in the Red Square protest against the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.
Would that Zizek went a bit deeper, or waxed more perverse, as he does in maintaining that the fatal iceberg protects the illusion of eternal love in Titanic (1997) just as the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia saved the dream of reform communism.
Russian police on Sunday arrested 10 protesters at a rally in Red Square commemorating the anniversary of a famed 1968 demonstration against the Soviet Union's invasion of Czechoslovakia.
London, July 31 ( ANI ): The Bank of England (BoE) played an important in moving and selling gold looted by the Nazis after their invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1938, which has been revealed in a previously unpublished file.
After the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, the so-called Brezhnev Doctrine came to light, following a famous speech delivered by then Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev in which he said, "When forces that are hostile to socialism try to turn the development of some socialist country towards capitalism, it becomes not only a problem of the country concerned, but a common problem and concern of all socialist countries.
Economist Zeman, who was a communist party member before the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, has pledged to strengthen the country's ties with the EU following the presidency of Vaclev Klaus, who pulled the country to the fringes of the bloc.
In school, at age 17, he told friends of his support for the Prague Spring, while Castro was backing the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia.
He was expelled from the French Communist Party in 1970 after criticizing the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia.