THE PRAGUE SPRING AND THE SOVIET INVASION OF 1968

In the late-night hours of 20-21 August, 1968, the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic was invaded by approximately 500,000 members of the combined armed forces of East Germany, Bulgaria, Hungary, and Poland lead by – who else? – the USSR. This military incursion was undertaken by the Warsaw Pact nations in order to put a stop to

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Peaceful obstruction and resistance to the Warsaw Pact invasion of 1968.

10 Czech Christmas Traditions

It’s Christmas. It’s time to slow down, recharge batteries and spend some time with the closest ones and have fun over some Czech traditions and superstitions! Some of them are rather weird, mysterious or heartless, some were forgotten but a few one can still witness during Christmas time in a Czech home. Before the humanking

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If you don't eat meat on December 24, you'll see golden ping flying on sky!

25 years of freedom

The 17th of November, the Czechs and Slovaks are celebrating the so-called Velvet Revolution – the peaceful demonstrations that ended the 41 years period of totalitarian communist rule. During those remarkable days, the opposition singers banned from their career for decades could sing to large crowds again and the Western world was zealously listening to

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The door of Iron Curtain finally opened after 1989.

TOMAS GARRIGUE MASARYK – The Greatest Man of Czechoslovakia

Today, on 28th of October 2014, the Czech Republic has birthday! 96 years ago was the indepency of new Czechoslovakia Republic declared in a Municipal House in Prague. As this is our national holiday normal people have day off but the Czech President’s agenda is full. This day he honors important people in Vladislav Hall

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