The Czech Republic called the introduction of troops in 1968 year an act of attack
As explained by the deputy Jan Bartosek, the resolution adopted by the Parliament has the character of a political declaration in connection with the 50 anniversary of the introduction of troops into the territory of Czechoslovakia.
The resolution was passed by an overwhelming majority (145 of 156). Nobody voted against. Abstained 6 deputies from the political movement "ANO" and 5 representatives of the Communist Party of the Czech Republic and Moravia.
Recall, the troops of the five member countries of the VD were introduced into the Republic of August 21 in order to demonstrate the strength to suppress the democratic transformations that had developed in Czechoslovakia history like Prague Spring. The military contingent of the USSR was the largest (500 thousand military personnel and several thousand tanks).
According to Czech historians, the total number of victims among the Czechs and Slovaks during the stay of the VD troops was 425 people. The last Soviet soldier left Czechoslovakia 27 June 1991.
According to Russian historians, during the first month after the entry of troops into Czechoslovakia, the number of victims among Soviet soldiers and civilians was 12 people.
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