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See Nicolae Ceausescu's gold bathroom

The infamous Romanian dictator's private palace is open for visitors in Bucharest and includes a private cinema, silk carpets and walls of gifts from world leaders.

The infamous Romanian dictator's private palace is open for visitors in Bucharest and includes a private cinema, silk carpets and walls of gifts from world leaders.

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"Life was better then" - Serbs commemorate death of Marshal Tito

Serbs are celebrating the 36th anniversary of the death of Marshal Tito, the Communist leader of the former Yugoslavia, whose death sparked the

Serbs are celebrating the 36th anniversary of the death of Marshal Tito, the Communist leader of the former Yugoslavia, whose death sparked the

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Chernobyl: an insider's view of the atomic accident

80-year-old Alexander Davidovich Hellerman started work at Chernobyl in 1976. when the first reactor began operating. He was a senior manager at the

80-year-old Alexander Davidovich Hellerman started work at Chernobyl in 1976. when the first reactor began operating. He was a senior manager at the

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Ex-Communist camp commander jailed for crimes against humanity

The ex-commander of a Communist-era Labour camp in Romania has been jailed for 20 years for ‘crimes against humanity’. The camp run by 88-year old

The ex-commander of a Communist-era Labour camp in Romania has been jailed for 20 years for ‘crimes against humanity’. The camp run by 88-year old

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Polish authorities claim papers prove Walesa's Communist ties

Poland’s state archives have released 700 pages of documents it says prove former President Lech Walesa was a paid informant of the communist-era

Poland’s state archives have released 700 pages of documents it says prove former President Lech Walesa was a paid informant of the communist-era

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Lech Walesa was 'paid communist agent' - Poland's history institute

Polish historical investigators say newly uncovered documents show Lech Walesa – the former President and hero of the Solidarity movement that

Polish historical investigators say newly uncovered documents show Lech Walesa – the former President and hero of the Solidarity movement that

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What Berlin did for Bowie

David Bowie took up many striking and unique personas during his five-decade long career. Ever the chamaleon, he changed his look and music style

David Bowie took up many striking and unique personas during his five-decade long career. Ever the chamaleon, he changed his look and music style

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Thought-provoking doc on terrorism finds chilling resonance

This week in Cinema Box we are bringing you a film of a different kind: ‘A German Youth’ (‘Une Jeunesse Allemande’) by French filmmaker Jean-Gabriel

This week in Cinema Box we are bringing you a film of a different kind: ‘A German Youth’ (‘Une Jeunesse Allemande’) by French filmmaker Jean-Gabriel