Research assessment 2008–2018 completed

Research assessment 2008–2018 completed

In the past 18 months, ÚSTR underwent an independent international research assessment, which focused on the first decade of the Institute’s existence. The assessment summary is now available in Czech and English on our website.

Czechoslovaks in Gulag website now in more language versions

Czechoslovaks in Gulag website now in more language versions

We are launching English, Russian and Ukrainian versions of the Czechoslovaks in the Gulag website. It gives people in other countries access to research into documentation on political repression of expatriates (not only Czechs, but also Ukrainians, Germans, Ruthenians, Jews, Hungarians and Slovaks) in the USSR.

English edition of the book Varšavská smlouva 1969–1985. Vrchol a cesta k zániku

English edition of the book Varšavská smlouva 1969–1985. Vrchol a cesta k zániku

In The Warsaw Pact, 1969-1985: The Pinnacle and Path to Dissolution, Matěj Bílý analyzes the internal tensions of the Soviet-led Cold War alliance as its careened toward its end. Rooted in detailed research in Czech, Polish, and German archives, this book presents much previously unknown information about the alliance’s mechanisms as it served as one of the Kremlin’s increasingly ineffective tools for managing the Eastern Bloc.

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