Sunday, 16 June 2019

The Košice manifesto - the 1945 document that sealed Czechoslovakia's eastern orientation

Radio Prague |
8 April 2019

On April 5, 1945 the newly formed Czechoslovak government agreed on a manifesto known as the Košice Programme. It clearly delineated the future of the country as a Soviet ally – and can be seen as laying the groundwork for the eventual Communist takeover in 1948.