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Celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution culminated on
Wenceslas Square on Sunday. Some of the most important protests of that
dramatic period took place in that location.
Photo: ČTK/Ondřej Deml
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Thirty years ago this Thursday, the freedom to travel outside of the
“brotherly” Socialist countries and Soviet bloc finally became…
On Sunday, Czechs commemorated 30 years since the start of the Velvet
Revolution. Emotions were high at times as politicians paid tribute…
Sociologist Jan Hartl set up Czechoslovakia’s first modern-day polling
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