Czechoslovakia

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a former republic in central Europe

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August 21, 1968: Warsaw Pact troops began an invasion of Czechoslavakia.
Born in Czechoslavakia, Eve has been practising in London since the early 1980s and is now one of the most sought-after beauty professionals in the world with celebrities queuing up to place their faces in her hands.
Among his books was Underground to Palestine (1946), originally serialized in PM as "Through Europe Underground to Palestine," which traced the path of Jewish refugees fleeing Europe through Czechoslavakia and Austria to Italy, and then finally via Aliyah Bet to the port of Haifa.
The goals coring record is held by Antonin Puc, who played for Czechoslavakia between 1926 and1938.
It's worth remembering that James McFadden, whose goal against Romania was almost a replica of the one scored brilliantly by Denis Law against Czechoslavakia at Hampden on 26th September 1961, cannot get into the Everton side.
Thereafter a series of events escalated animosities: the expansion of Soviet influence in Eastern Europe, which involved a coup in Czechoslavakia, established a "sphere of influence"; the American president's promulgation of the "Truman Doctrine" in 1947, calling for aid for Greece and Turkey to prevent those nations from going "communist" signaled opposition; the division of Germany and Berlin, and the Marshall Plan that fed Europe and helped former enemies rebuild their economies, to maintain non-Communist regimes in those states, indicated the new postwar realignment; the Communist revolution in China in 1949; and the partition of Korea in the 1950s after a fresh outbreak of hostilities, demonstrated clearly that th e tensions of the Cold War were new global political realities.
In 1962, Brazil and Czechoslavakia drew 0-0 in the first round and Brazil won the final 3-1 in Santiago in Chile.
Lowy, originally from Czechoslavakia, founded Westfield in the late 1950s and, with his partner the late John Saunders, built it into an Australian shopping-centre icon.
Participants include Food from Britain, the German food and drink group CMA, plus representatives from France, Spain, Switzerland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, and Czechoslavakia.
The 1982 Triennial set delegations from Czechoslavakia, Iraq, Nepal, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Nigeria, Egypt, and Sri Lanka alongside those from France, Germany, and Britain.
The (alleged) comic is very big in Albania, and Moserova was largely responsible for making Dick Francis very big in another eastern bloc country, Czechoslavakia.
He interviewed survivors of a death march across former Czechoslavakia and confronted a man suspected of murdering 20 Jews.