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Poland


China Hungary Poland

Following World War II, as the Soviet behemoth consumed Eastern Europe, Catholicism behind the iron curtain went onto the defensive, fighting for survival in …

  In Moscow on August 23, 1939, a momentous diplomatic reversal occurred: the Soviet and Nazi German foreign ministers, Vyacheslav Molotov and Joachim von …


Poland

On August 12, 1920, the fate of Poland hung by a thread. The Bolsheviks, victorious in Russia, advanced rapidly towards the heart of Europe, …


Poland

One would think a state established in the name of the working class would allow workers to self-organize unhindered. But in the Soviet Union, …


Baltics Poland

After the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989, the former captive nations of Eastern and Central Europe faced a daunting challenge: Could …