At the beginning of the next year, it will pass seventeen years since Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In its regular survey ‘Our society’ in November 2009 the Public Opinion Research Centre examined how this historic event is viewed nowadays. Sixteen years ago, only 26 % of Czech citizens agreed with the break-up, while 48 % were opposed and 26 % do not know according to their current statements.
How is the break-up of Czechoslovakia assessed nowadays? A slight majority of Czech population (52 %) believe it was a good decision, contrary to 35 % who think it was not.
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