CZECHS PELT THEIR PRESIDENT WITH EGGS AT VELVET REVOLUTION ANNIVERSARY

SECURITY STAFF SHIELD THE CZECH REPUBLIC'S PRESIDENT, MILOS ZEMAN, TOP LEFT, FROM FLYING OBJECTS, DURING HIS SPEECH COMMEMORATING THE 1989 VELVET REVOLUTION IN PRAGUE.

THE VELVET REVOLUTION BEGAN WITH FIERY SPEECHES AGAINST THE HARDLINE COMMUNIST REGIME AT CHARLES UNIVERSITY, PROMPTING THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS TO MARCH THROUGH PRAGUE.

Photograph Petr David Josek AP It was meant to be a celebration to mark the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, the peaceful uprising against Czechoslovakia's communist regime in 1989.
Security staff shield the Czech Republic's president, Milos Zeman, top left, from flying objects, during his speech commemorating the 1989 Velvet Revolution in Prague.
Instead, events in Prague on Monday felt more like an uprising against the current president of the Czech Republic.

It was meant to be a celebration to mark the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, the peaceful uprising against Czechoslovakia’s communist regime in 1989. Instead, events in Prague on Monday felt more like an...

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