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EUROPEAN UNION CHANGED PLACES WITH THE SOVIET BLOC

Anyone born after 1980 will recall Eastern Europeans and Russians tuning into Western radio stations to hear what was happening as the peoples of Poland, the Baltic States, Czechoslovakia, and Hungary (twice), and Rumania, the peoples of the Soviet Bloc in the late 1980s took to the streets to voice their frustration at the monstrous Soviet regimes that stifled freedom of expression. Such news was unreported, derided or played down by Soviet media.

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