The Czechoslovakians called it 'socialism with a human face'
A ten year programme which would bring democratic votes, a muli-party state. This gave the people greater say in running the country.
Creation of work councils representing the workforce to improve conditions and rights
Dubcek's reforms encouraged his opponents to demand for even more radical reforms
USSR became suspicious cos most important country in Warsaw Pact.
It was centrally placed and had the stongest industry.
20th-21st/8/1968- 100,000 Warsaw Pact troops enter Czechoslovakia
-Meet with opposition from students
-Dubcek arrested and sent to Moscow, to be replaced with a more hard line leader Gustav Husak
Brezhnev's actions condemned in West
But it was also condemned by Warsaw Pact nations and some Communist party leaders in France+Italy