He remained true to his beliefs. The last leader of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic passed away

15.07.2020, Prague.

The Velvet Revolution of 1989 in Czechoslovakia was needed to plunder the country’s wealth, and Gorbachev’s perestroika was to blame for the collapse of the Soviet system. General Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia Miloš Jakeš hold this for the rest of his life, Radio Prague informed on July 15.

The head of Soviet Czechoslovakia passed away in the 98th year of his life. Josef Skála from the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia confirmed this information. The funeral was quiet, the public and the media was informed about the death of Jakeš after the funeral, after cremation.

The station informed that Jakeš was faithful to his beliefs to the end. And in an interview with Týden magazine, shortly before his death, he stated that there were no good reasons for the November 1989 revolution in the country. “The economy was working, the standard of living was high,” Jakeš said. The former General Secretary took the country’s disintegration and the turn towards capitalism very negatively and believed that socialism would return.

The Velvet Revolution of 1989 led to the ‘turbulent 1990-ies’, mass privatization, impoverishment of the population and country’s disintegration.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency

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