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Kucera, Rudolf


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Právo - Czech Republic | 24/08/2006

Rudolf Kucera on the ideals of 1968

According to historian Rudolf Kucera, the current flood of observations about the brutal ending of the attempted reforms known as Prague Spring in 1968 are too focussed on events in former Czechoslovakia. They ignore the fact that there were also major social movements in Western Europe and overseas at the time. "These radical protests had a similar goal to Czechoslovakia's attempts to give socialism a human face. Western Europe and America were moving to the left, and Czechoslovakia's reforms were an expression of its quest for freedom, justice and a united society. These values are still valid today. It's precisely the balance between freedom, justice and solidarity that plays a key role in this increasingly globalised world."

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