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An idiot's guide to exactly what went down 30 years ago - and why it matters.
The Russian cosmonaut flew in space twice as part of two historic missions.
How a little-known WWII pact between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union is still dividing Europe today.
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.
Friday marks the 30th anniversary since two million people from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania joined hands and made a 600-kilometre human chain that spread across the three Baltic states.
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'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.