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?
Cuban revolutionary leader and ex-president Fidel Castro has died aged 90.
Thousands of officers decked out in 1940s military uniforms have marched on Moscow’s Red Square to mark the 75th anniversary of the 1941 parade when Soviet soldiers headed to the front lines in World
Voices of Dissent: Art in the German Democratic Republic 1976-1989
Russians have marked the 25th anniversary of a coup attempt, when a group of hardline members of the USSR Communist Party tried to seize power from then-Soviet president Mikhail…
It’s 1991 and President Mikhail Gorbachev has brought in Perestroika, a set of reforms to the Soviet system but he’s still trying to keep Communism alive.
As Fidel Castro marks his 90th birthday hi is still revered by many in Cuba, the country he remade, but failed to turn into a communist paradise.
Cuba is celebrating Fidel Castro's 90th birthday with a giant birthday cake and flags reading 'Gracias, Fidel'.