The Pan-European picnic was supposed to see the opening of the border between Austria and Hungary for three hours to promote peace but triggered a domino effect leading to the fall of the Iron Curtain itself
Vintage cars set out across Baltic states to mark the 30th anniversary of a human chain of over one million people seeking freedom from the USSR.
It's 75 years since the Warsaw Uprising against the Nazi regime during WWII. Bohdan Dembinski was one of those who took part in the bloody 63-day battle. He told Euronews about the day it all started.
After the Soviet Union fell, state-owned factories in Vietnam became much more reliant on products that would appeal to an international audience.
Robot-recovered samples from the Soviet-era submarine which sank in the Norwegian Sea reveal high levels of radiation, but scientists say there's no danger to fish or humans.
The wreck of the Komsomolets lies on the bottom of the Norwegian Sea at a depth of about 5,577 feet.
It was the first crisis of the Cold War. But the airlift that saved Berlin 70 years ago still resonates among Germans - and helped cement friendship between former enemies.
The rivers that feed the sea were diverted in a Soviet project to boost cotton production in the arid region.
A huge abandoned secret military complex hidden inside a fenced-off pine forest in eastern Germany is no longer off limits.
Enthusiasts replay the breakthrough of Leningrad’s siege
Real estate company ADG Group bought 39 Soviet-built cinemas from the government and says it will transform them into what it calls "neighbourhood centres."
The 91-year-old had been ill for a long time after fighting for nearly seven decades to make first the Soviet Union and then Russia a better place.
A letter signed by 27 members of European Parliament has been sent to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, demanding the company halt sales of goods featuring Soviet symbols
Latvians are being urged to toast the country’s centenary ... by wearing special mittens.
EU Commission reacted with dismay to UK Foreign Secretary's comparison of the EU with the Soviet Union
A small group of Russians remembered the demonstration they held in Moscow's Red Square 50 years ago to protest their country's invasion of Czechoslovakia
This is a story about Joanna Stingray. A girl from California who found herself in 1980s Russia on the radar of the KGB and FBI for smuggling out underground Soviet music that Americans were never supposed to hear.
“He is still alive. It’s very astonishing. Now he needs help,” the head of the Russian paratroopers’ union, Valery Vostrotin, told the state-run RIA Novosti news agency.
It has been 200 years since philosopher Karl Marx was born, and only now has his image been immortalised in bronze and mounted in his hometown of Trier in Germany.
For Romania and Moldova, 2018 will mark a bittersweet historical moment: the centennial of the Great Union, which brought together the key Romanian-inhabited provinces: Bessarabia, Transylvania and the Romanian Kingdom.
Dull, functional, and a bit rubbish are some words many associate with the products made by the Soviet Union. Now Moscow's Design Museum shows off the best of Bolshevik consumer goods.
Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks took his new Fiat 126p car for a first spin, after receiving the classic vehicle as a present from his Polish
Public outcry has forced the withdrawal from sale of a 2018 calendar honouring Stalin in the Russian city of Yekatarinburg.
Historians bring the 1917 Russian revolution into the modern day using internet technoligy
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