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Author Polišenská, Milada, 1952-

Title Czechoslovak Diplomacy and the Gulag : deportation of Czechoslovak citizens to the USSR and the negotiation for their repatriation, 1945-1953 / Milada Polišenská
Published Budapest : Central European University Press, 2014
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Contents INTRODUCTION -- Some notes on the concept of Czechoslovakia from the point of view of the constitution and national identity -- The constitutional concept of Slovakia -- The position of the ruling circles on the issue of nationalities in Czechoslovakia -- Citizenship in postwar Czechoslovakia and the decrees of President Beneš -- CZECHOSLOVAKIA AND ITS INHABITANTS AS THE VICTIMS OF DEPORTATION -- Deportations from Slovakia -- Circumstances of deportation -- Personal stories of deported civilians -- Prisoners of war, auxiliary help and the Levente -- Other deportations from Czechoslovakia to the USSR -- The deportation of émigrés from Russia and Ukraine and the forced repatriation of Soviet citizens -- Subcarpathian Rus and Transcarpathian Ukraine -- Czechoslovak Silesia : the Teschen, Hlucín and Kravare regions -- POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY -- Czechoslovak-Soviet repatriation negotiations -- Flouting of the Czechoslovak-Soviet Treaty of 8 May 1944 by the Soviet Union in 1945 -- Czechoslovak and Soviet information and arguments in 1946 -- The enforcement of the selective principle -- Screenings and transports -- The repatriation camp in Luisdorf near Odessa -- The repatriation camp Marmaros Sziget in Romania -- The final phase of screening in Luisdorf and Sziget -- Czechoslovak diplomats in Moscow in charge of the repatriations agenda -- The official termination of repatriation and the epilogue -- Reaction of Czechoslovak institutions, numbers and reports -- The repatriation obligations of the USSR and international diplomacy -- The return to Czechoslovakia of deportees and prisoners from the USSR after the official termination of repatriation -- Other dimensions of repatriation diplomacy -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1. Agreement concerning the relationship between the Czechoslovak administration and the Soviet High Command after the entry of Soviet troops on Czechoslovak territory -- Appendix 2. The number of Czechoslovak citizens deported and the number repatriated at the end of World War II and in the postwar period : estimates in publications -- Appendix 3. Map of Slovakia : localities from which people were deported to the Gulag in 1945 -- Appendix 4. Map of the Soviet Union : camps to which Czechoslovaks were deported -- Appendix 5. Commentary on the list of civilians deported from the territory of Czechoslovakia to the USSR at the end of world War II -- Appendix 6. Overview of repatriations to Slovakia according to district (to 31 January 1949) -- Index of names -- Index of places -- Russian abstract
Notes Translation of the Czech publication, Cechoslováci v Gulagu a ceskoslovenská diplomacie, 1945-1953, published by the LIBRI publishing house in 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Czechs -- Soviet Union -- History
Forced labor -- Soviet Union -- History.
Labor camps -- Soviet Union -- History
Repatriation -- Czechoslovakia -- History
Slovaks -- Soviet Union -- History
World War, 1939-1945 -- Deportations from Czechoslovakia.
Diplomatic relations.
Forced labor.
Labor camps.
Czechoslovakia -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1992.
Czechoslovakia -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Czechoslovakia.
Soviet Union.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9633860113
Other Titles Čechoslováci v Gulagu a československá diplomacie, 1945-1953. English