This website is no longer actively maintained
Some material and features may be unavailable

All Posts Tagged With: "Soviet"

Restoring Joseph Stalin’s image: History or heresy?

Interview (video)

Restoring Joseph Stalin’s image: History or heresy?

In Russia, an effort to restore a Moscow train station has many people concerned the project is also trying to restore the image of former dictator Joseph Stalin. Nina Khruscheva, the granddaughter of former Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev, discusses Stalin's continuing appeal.

Posted: September 16, 2009 15:48   Comments: 17
Moldova erupts into violent protests after elections

Blogwatch / Video

Moldova erupts into violent protests after elections

Riots broke out in Moldova as thousands protested the Communist party's victory in parliamentary elections, claiming the results were falsified. One woman was killed and at least 100 were injured after the protests turned violent.

Posted: April 8, 2009 07:37   Comments: 5
Newly-minted Estonian soldiers head to Afghanistan

In the Newsroom

Newly-minted Estonian soldiers head to Afghanistan

Producer Sally Garner is reporting from Estonia and writes from a military base about the newly-independent country's contribution to the war in Afghanistan.

Posted: March 13, 2009 16:22   Comments: 1
After the Fall: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Ukraine

Signature Series

After the Fall: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Ukraine

Nearly two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Worldfocus travels to four countries to examine the progress and pains of post-Soviet life.

Posted: November 13, 2008 18:01   Comments: 2
Czech youth unaware of Soviet past

Signature Video

Czech youth unaware of Soviet past

The younger generation of Czech citizens know little about the Russian invasion and subsequent demonstrations of 1968.

Posted: November 11, 2008 23:21   Comments: 8

Produced by Creative News Group LLC     ©2019 WNET.ORG     All rights reserved

Distributed by American Public Television