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Photos of communist Budapest

Can you see the red star on top? Check more of these pictures on Simon_K’s flickr page.

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Mátyás Rákosi was born 120 years ago

Rakosi was one of the communist leaders of Hungary in the ’40s and ’50s, the worst example of personal cult in Hungary was presented by him. Sixty years ago, on March 9, 1952, a grandiose exhibition was opened in the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day to the victims of communist dictatorships

This Saturday there will be commemoration events for the victims of communism all around Hungary. On 25 February in 1947 Béla Kovács, the Secretary General of the Independent Smallholders’ Party, was unlawfully arrested and deported to the Soviet Union. The … Continue reading

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