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This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution.
Hundreds of thousands of Czechoslovakian citizens took part in peaceful protests, demanding the end of the communist regime.
It took only a few weeks before the ruling party surrendered and democracy was installed in the country.
Hardly any other European city has undergone such rapid change in the past 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall
Winfried decided to risk everything to escape East Germany to West Berlin just months before the fall of the Berlin Wall. This is his tragic story
‘This Shameful Europe’ by the editor of Mediapart, Edwy Plenel [...] is a crisp representation of how a one-sided view of the EU was imposed over the last 30 years; how it failed the expectations of citizens from most walks of life and led to the growth of support to the Far-Right parties.
Czech protests channel the spirit of '68 to call for PM's resignation
An exhibition in Russia shows how local artists are grappling with Lenin's legacy of political repression and mass killings.
This region had a history of producing wines that predated the Romans and now people are reclaiming this heritage.
Prosecutors say Iliescu was responsible running a campaign of misinformation that created a climate of terror.
In our Futuris series, we visited an escape room in the Hungarian capital, Budapest. A new European research project is working to preserve historical material related to cultural resistance from the communist regimes in Central and Eastern Europe. But how are they achieving that?
Thousands marched to call for the Czech Republic’s billionaire prime minister to quit amid an EU funds scandal.
Artists from Latvia are helping to turn a troubled port neighbourhood long viewed as a place of imprisonment into a hub of creative freedom.
It's 50 years since a Russia-led invasion of what was then Czechoslovakia put down an liberal uprising called the Prague Spring.
Thousands of political prisoners were forced to work to physical exhaustion and even death down the mines at Albania's Spac camp. Adem was one of them recalling the living horror of his almost 20-year incarceration.
“The Communist Manifesto” author was born in the city of Trier 200 years ago this May.
Public outcry has forced the withdrawal from sale of a 2018 calendar honouring Stalin in the Russian city of Yekatarinburg.
The momument has angered Russia's communists
Euronews talked to a Russian journalist about how the country looks at the events of 100 years ago
Thousands of Russian Communist Party members marched across downtown Moscow to mark the centenary of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
Our chronology revisits the events in 1917 that shook the world
Over 2,300 communist delegates voted unanimously to include Xi Jinping's doctrine in the constitution.
China's President Xi Jinping pledges to build 'modern socialist country' as he opens the Communist Party Congress in Beijing
China's Communist Party opens its 19th Congress on Wednesday with a backdrop of sluggish reforms and slowing growth.
Albanian communist leader Enver Hoxha commissioned the construction of 173,371 bunkers between 1975 and 1983, they are now being used as beach bars, restaurants, storages, dog houses and museums.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, has died at the age of 89.
His death was announced by his daughter on
Now an energetic commercial centre, Bucharest, Romania’s capital city, still bears in its architecture and landscape traces of the country’s communist history.
A man or a murdering monster?