World: Alexander D

čIN Ankara, Turkey, as in a score of other capitals, the Czechoslovak embassy held a reception last week to celebrate the country's liberation day. What made the occasion in Ankara so special was its host. Alexander Dubček, who led Czechoslovakia through its "spring of freedom" in 1968 and became a hero to reformers both inside and outside his country, has served as Prague's ambassador in Ankara since January. He has been stripped of all political power; two months after taking up his duties in Turkey, he was even suspended from the Communist Party....

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