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From The Prague Spring to The Tblisi Spring In 40 years

European reader Renshaw sends a note and a link:

“40 yrs on and events repeat themselves …?”

The link is simple yet expository: A BBC photographic series by Josef Koudelka of the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia and the storm that ended the Prague Spring. Have a look.

Today it is the Tblisi Spring being plowed under, while the West musters the courage to resist with all the ferocity of strongly worded statements, at least thus far. What’s next, the mowing down of the Ukrainian Summer?

The West had better get it together and match the determined will of the resurgent Bear, with his rusted sections of the Iron Curtain in dutiful tow.