Czech youth unaware of Soviet past

/EIN News/ November 12, 2009

Forty years ago, Russia invaded the former Czechoslovakia to resume communist rule. The invasion launched demonstrations in the streets of Prague to challenge Soviet oppression.

Today, the younger generation of Czech citizens know little about the invasion and subsequent demonstrations. It poses a problem for schools and families to talk about their country’s political past.

Worldfocus correspondent Dave Marash reports on the forgotten history of the 1960s in present-day Czech Republic.

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