The Košice manifesto – the 1945 document that sealed Czechoslovakia’s eastern orientation

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.

Friday, April 5, 2019