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When Mikhail Gorbachev, the former leader of the Soviet Union, launched his policies of glasnost and perestroika, he never anticipated for his fear-based regime to lose its power. A crucial peace demonstration led to the fall of the Berlin Wall … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women at the Wende Vault

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on the 8th of March. Originally started as a Socialist political event, the holiday became incorporated into the culture of many countries, primarily those from Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. While the holiday … Continue reading

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