An arresting account of what happened in Eastern Europe post-World War II, and why the Communist system was bound to fail.
The other 1989s
| 09 November 2009 | FEATURES |
While the break-up of the Soviet empire brought freedom to Eastern Europe, elsewhere the consequences were often destructive and deadly.
The Fall of the Soviet Empire
Lenin was an expert in kindling revolutions, but he would have been puzzled by the one which took place in 1989 in Eastern Europe.
Fatigue on the road to freedom
Twenty years after the demolition of the Berlin Wall, where has all the euphoria gone?