Post(s) tagged with "Eastern Europe"
1956; photograph by Sandor Acs. The writing on the left translates as “The Murderer of 25 Million People”.
The Hungarian Revolution or Uprising of 1956 (Hungarian:1956-os forradalom or felkelés) was a spontaneous nationwide revoltagainst the government of the People’s Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies, lasting from 23 October until 10 November 1956.
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Olsztyn Castle, Poland.
Olsztyn is one of 25 medieval castles that form what’s known as the Trail of the Eagle’s Nests. Today a very popular tourism route, in the 14th century the line of castles and fortresses guarded the border between Poland and Silesia.
People hold banners and placards during a demonstration in front of the presidential palace marking the first anniversary of the Polish presidential plane crash in Russia, in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, April 10, 2011. One year after the accident that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 other officials, Poland is still deeply divided over the investigation into the crash.