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Prague spring, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPrague spring, thethe Prague springˌPrague ˈspring, the  a short time in 1968 when the Communist government of Czechoslovakia, under Alexander Dubcek, allowed people to have more freedom than before. The Soviet Union did not agree with these changes and invaded (invade ) Czechoslovakia and forced the government to return to the way things were before.
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