Date of Soviet-led invasion in 1989 set to become Czech state holiday

The Czech Republic looks set to officially declare August 21 a state
holiday, in memory of victims of the Warsaw Pact troop invasion of
Czechoslovakia in 1968 and subsequent Soviet-led occupation.

Senators voted overwhelmingly on Friday to amend legislation to create the
new holiday.

In total, 90…

Friday, December 6, 2019