Citizens across the Czech Republic commemorated the 53rd anniversary of the events of August 1968, which saw Warsaw Pact troops cross the border of Czechoslovakia and remain in the republic for another 20 years starting on the night of Aug. 21. The traditional pieta also took place in front of the Czech Radio building, which […]
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On August 21st the Slovak public marked the anniversary of the 1968 invasion of then Czechoslovakia by five countries of the Warsaw pact. The crowds saw the parliamentary chairman and the prime minister, but a few of them ask “Where is the president?”
Slovak President Andrej Kiska has made a request for a special appearance on public radio and television on August 21st to give a speech on the 50th anniversary of the invasion of the Warsaw Pact troops into Czechoslovakia.
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