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‘Palach Week’ – a prelude to the 1989 fall of communism

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Most people date the beginning of the fall of communism in Czechoslovakia to November 17th, 1989, when a peaceful student demonstration was brutally broken up by riot police. But cracks in the regime’s grip on power began to appear much earlier in that year.

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