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The geographic separation of the democrats in the Czech Lands and those in Slovakia, and their lack of party ties, exacerbated this problem by distancing Czech democrats from Slovak ones. Slovaks were largely powerless to prevent the slide of power towards the communists. The Democratic Party was vulnerable because of the general Czech willingness to believe allegations of populist/pro-Tiso sympathies among Slovaks. 55 Pressure was also put on the Democratic Party members of the Board of Commissioners, which was chaired by the communist Gustáv Husák despite having a Democratic Party majority.
Change was noticeable at several levels. While the communist leadership was extremely reticent about political reforms and emphasised the necessity of paying attention to the ‘lessons’ of 1968, the need to modernise the economy was acknowledged. This was facilitated by some personnel changes, most noticeably the replacement of Gustáv Husák as ﬁrst secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (but not as president) by the Czech Milosˇ Jakesˇ in December 1987. In the following year, the Slovak prime minister and the ﬁrst secretary of the Communist ‚ Party of Slovakia were replaced.
Dubcˇek did not realise this; Brezhnev did. And as in so much of Slovak history, it was outside forces that constrained the limits of domestic politics. The extent of the failure, and the dire consequences, of the Czechoslovak Spring were not immediately apparent after the invasion. 68 Yet Dubcˇek remained leader of the Czechoslovak Communist Party until April 1969, when he was replaced by his fellow Slovak Husák, who in 1968 had been regarded as a reformer. 69 Anyone who had shown engagement with the aims of the Czechoslovak Spring was removed from oﬃce, and hundreds of thousands of communists were expelled from the party.
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