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1989, Václvské náměsti, Prague, Czechoslovakia, Velvet revolution

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The crowds part only for attending ambulances as the Velvet Revolution is underway in Václavské náměstí (Wenceslas Square), Prague, Czechoslovakia, photographer unknown.

Josef Koudelka

On this day in 1968 Warsaw Pact armies launched an invasion of Czechoslovakia in order to suppress democratic socialist programme of the Prague Spring

Velvet Revolution 1989.

Velvet Revolution: The Prospects

Ralph BRUNNER :: Prague during the velvet revolution, December 1989

The day will come when our silence will be more powerful than the voice you're strangling today

"To not live in a lie". Velvet revolution, Prague, 1989 #FontsForChange via @danielquisek

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listopad ve jménu diskusí, kultury a protestu proti Zemanovi

In Czechoslovakia, there were more demonstrations in August, marking the actual anniversary of the 1968 invasion. The first cracks were appearing in communist rule.

A Look Back At The Velvet Revolution, 25 Years Later

Praha 1989, sametová revoluce

Czech Republic and Slovakia 25 Years after the Velvet Revolution: Democracies without Democrats

Sametová revoluce v Plzni.Náměstí republiky. Foto Pavel Dolejš.

Sametová revoluce v Plzni.

"The dissident does not operate in the realm of genuine power at all. He is not seeking power. ... His actions simply articulate his dignity as a citizen, regardless of the cost." - Vaclav Havel

"The dissident does not operate in the realm of genuine power at all. He is not seeking power. His actions simply articulate his dignity as a citizen, regardless of the cost.


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