Alexander Dubcek and Vaclav Havel in Wenceslas Square

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November 1989, Prague, Czech Republic — Pro-democracy demonstrations held in Prague in November 1989 resulted in the resignation of the ruling Communist Party. The collapse of communism in Czechoslovakia became known as the Velvet Revolution, due to the relative peacefulness of events. — Image by © Miroslav Zajíc/CORBIS