What is the Prague Spring?

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Leigh Long

The Prague Spring was a period of political liberalization in Czechoslovakia during the era of its domination by the Soviet Union after World War II. It began on January 5th, 1968, when reformist Alexander Dub?ek was elected First Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, and continued until August 21st when the Soviet Union and all members of the Warsaw Pact, with the notable exception of Romania, invaded the country to halt the reforms.

The Prague Spring was a period of political liberalization in Czechoslovakia under Alexander Dubek that began on January 5, 1968.

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