The forceful end of the "Prague Spring" - August, 21 1968 (by Ladislav Bielik)

The forceful end of the "Prague Spring" - August, 21 1968 Bratislava (by Ladislav Bielik)

Soviet Tanks In Prague - August 20, 1968

Soviet Soldier In Pague During Warsaw Pact Intervention In Czechoslowakia

August 1968: A soviet tank in St Wenceslas Square, Prague, in front of crowds of protesters and the shadowy silhouette of Prague's National Museum. (Photo by Stefan Tyszko/Getty Images)

August A Soviet tanks in St Wenceslas Square, Prague, in front of crowds of protesters and the shadowy silhouette of Prague's National Museum. (Photo by Stefan Tyszko/Getty Images)

Prague spring 1968 : protesters holding poster "Go Home"

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Prague, Czechoslovakia, August, 1968, Young Czech residents fill the streets to jeer and taunt the Soviet army that have invaded and occupied the Czecholovakian city of Prage as tanks patrol on the streets

Prague, Czechoslovakia, August, Young Czech residents fill the streets to jeer and taunt the Soviet army that have invaded and occupied the Czecholovakian city of Prage as tanks patrol on the streets

Prague; August 21, 1968

A protestor runs past a burning Soviet tank in Prague in Photograph: STF/AFP/Getty Images

21 August 1968 | Russian Soldiers in Prague

Prague-Chech republic taken by soviets tanks in brezhnev doctrine, what is in soviet block, remains in soviet block

Prague Spring 1968

Spring and uprising 1968 Many recall the events of 1968 with bitterness as a defeat by the Soviet tanks, and of the uprising’s reformist leader, Alexander Dubcek.

The Prague Spring: Here is a video that explains the attempt to bring greater freedom in Czechoslovakia during the 1960s, much to the disfavor of the Soviet Union (led at the time by Leonoid Brezhnev), culminating in the invasion of Prague in1968. Includes interviews with Vaclav Havel, former Soviet participants, Russian soldiers and Czechoslovakian civilians, as well as footage of the invasion.

Overview of the events involved in the uprising in Czechoslovakia against Communist control in including the Prague Spring.

První ruský tank na Leninově třídě 1968

První ruský tank na Leninově třídě 1968

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