Khrushchev once said he hoped his father would have supported his becoming a U.S. citizen. “After all, it’s not as if I’m defecting," he said.
They had meant to honour Romania's war dead but the ceremony was instead directed towards fallen soldiers of the Red Army.
Volunteers work to dig up bodies in Klessin, Germany to bring closure to families whose loved ones have only ever been a statistic.
A couple of music enthusiasts have been reviving a technique for scratching music onto X-rays. It was a method used in the Soviet Union to listen to music like jazz and rock and roll which was banned by the government.
A famine killed millions in Soviet Ukraine in the 1930s. Today, Ukrainians remember its victims.
Germany on Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe.
Meet the man who joined two million Latvians, Lithuanians and Estonians in forming a massive human chain on August 23, 1989, to call for independence from the Soviet Union.
Meet the pilot who defied KGB orders to drop flowers on Baltic Way
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 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.
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