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  • Czechs mark 20th anniversary of Velvet Revolution November 15, 2009

    Prague: Former Czech president Vaclav Havel opened festivities in Prague celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, which toppled the communist regime in 1989. Lou Reed, Suzanne Vega and Joan Baez performed at the concert, on Havel's request on Saturday. Revellers also watched video messages from US President Barack Obama...