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Eastern Europe


American strategy after Ukraine

George Friedman | 26 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Eastern Europe, foreign policy, Russia, Ukraine
The US cannot confine itself to meaningless gestures like sanctions on 20 Russian oligarchs.


Iron Curtain

Francis Phillips | 17 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, Communism, Eastern Europe
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

Fred Halliday | 09 November 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: 1989, Communism, Eastern Europe
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

Francis Phillips | 04 November 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: 1989, Eastern Europe, Soviet Union
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

Bryan P. Bradley | 15 October 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: 1989, Communism, Eastern Europe
Twenty years after the demolition of the Berlin Wall, where has all the euphoria gone?


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