The night the Russians came

Dienstbier, Jiri
June 1998
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);06/01/98 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 131 Issue 22, p25
Recalls the events of the so-called Prague Spring in 1968. The period as a proud one for Czechoslovakia; Impact of the events in 1956 on those of 1968; Alexander Dubcek's leadership of the liberal generation; The Soviet invasion of August 1968; The justice of the Czech Republic's admission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.


Related Articles

  • Occupied Czechoslovakia: The People. Wiejek, Josef // America;11/30/1968, Vol. 119 Issue 18, p545 

    A personal narrative regarding the author's experience in his visits to Czechoslovakia during the Russian invasion is presented.

  • The Church. Drane, James F. // America;11/30/1968, Vol. 119 Issue 18, p547 

    The article focuses on the status of the church in Czechoslovakia during the Russian invasion in 1968. It states that few days after the Russian invasion, a religious meeting throughout the country expressed their support for the Czech leaders and affirmed their allegiance. The meeting was...

  • The Government. Zebot, Cyril A. // America;11/30/1968, Vol. 119 Issue 18, p549 

    The article focuses on the events happening in the government of Czechoslovakia during the Russian invasion. It states that even after three months of the invasion, the real reason for the Soviet Union's over act of aggression is still unidentified. The true motives for the invasion and the...

  • From Dubcek to Charter 77 (Book). Delaney, R.F. // Library Journal;12/15/1978, Vol. 103 Issue 22, p2525 

    Reviews the book 'From Dubcek to Charter 77: A Study of 'Normalization' in Czechoslovakia, 1968-1978,' by Vladimir V. Kusin.

  • A look inside Iran's student cause. Peterson, Scott // Christian Science Monitor;11/22/99, Vol. 91 Issue 249, p6 

    Examines the activities and goals of student protesters in Iran who participated in the July 1999 protest against the closing of a liberal newspaper that escalated into the use of force.

  • Indonesian uprising.  // National Catholic Reporter;05/22/98, Vol. 34 Issue 29, p9 

    Reports on the political violence in Indonesia. Protest actions of the students against the government of Suharto; Number of students and protesters killed in the protests actions.

  • Voodoo Dues.  // Econews;Oct/Nov2010, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p20 

    The article reports on the obligation of Minneapolis, Minnesota to pay 23,000 U.S. dollars each for eight students who protested mindless consumers by dressing up like zombies.

  • Students. Elmhirst, Sophie // New Statesman;12/6/2010, Vol. 139 Issue 5030, p57 

    In this article the author discusses changes in the meaning of the word "student" following wide spread student protest in Great Britain.

  • Megha Fernandes. Lindsly, Mallory // Saint Charles Avenue;Sep2010, p60 

    The article offers a brief profile of activist Megha Fernandes who was a junior at Benjamin Franklin High School in New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Students Strike.  // Progressive;Aug2012, Vol. 76 Issue 8, p10 

    The article presents photographs of several people who rallied to mark the 100th day of student strikes across Quebec over the issue of tuition increases.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics