Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Soviet 1968 invasion: Czechs still feel Cold War shivers

BBC News |
21 August 2018

The young woman in the photo has her hands clasped behind her neck, as if in surrender. Her forehead is furrowed, her eyes ringed with exhaustion. The photo of 19-year-old Ivana is appropriate for 1968, when Soviet tanks roared into Prague overnight, I thought. I wondered when it had been taken.