- Russia led Czechoslovakia to communist party took over power in 1948
- a use of force was used. killing of Jan Masaryk
- Supported economically and militarily by the USSR
- Was seen as a major threat to spread of communism in Europe.
A communist party took over in Czechoslovakia in 1948 which ruled by using intimidating and force. During the rise to power Jan Masaryk was killed. The USSR fully supported the Czech communists in an economic and militaristic fashion. This organization proved significant for it was seen as a significant threat to the spread of communism across Europe.