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Charles de Gaulle and his role in Polish history

  Beata Bruggeman-Sekowska   photo: ©City of Warsaw When visiting one of the most prominent locations of the capital of […]

EIOCO partner of Cursed Soldiers celebrations in Dutch Brunssum

On March 1 the National Day of Remembrance of Cursed Soldiers is celebrated in Poland. European Institute on Communist Oppressions […]

An opinion article by our board member Beata Bruggeman-Sekowska for the Dutch newspaper Trouw

On Saturday, March 2 the Dutch newspaper published an opinion article of 2 pages  by Beata Bruggeman-Sekowska, our board member […]

Polish Round Table talks-paving the way to the fall of communism

Beata Bruggeman-Sekowska   The Polish Round Table Talks started on February 6 in the Namiestnikowski Palace in Warsaw and lasted […]

Witnessing communism in Grūtas park

Beata Bruggeman-Sekowska Grutas park in Lithuania is a unique place which cannot be missed if you are interested in history and […]

Lenin as the founder of repressive and murderous communism

Patrick van Schie A century ago, on January 21, 1924, Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin, died. His embalmed […]

Lithuanian hero crashed by a Soviet tank

By Beata Bruggeman-Sekowska   “Doctor, will I live?” These were the last words of Loreta Asanavičiūtė, a 23 year old […]

January 13: Commemoration of the victims of the Soviet military aggression in Lithuania

  By Beata Bruggeman-Sekowska On the 13th of January, Freedom Defenders’Day is celebrated in Lithuania to commemorate victims of the […]

November 11, Polish Independence day in communist Poland

By Beata Bruggeman-Sekowska   On November 11, 1918, Józef Piłsudski (Poland’s Chief of State) took over the authority over the […]

Witold Pilecki and the first ever comprehensive report on Nazi Germany’s Auschwitz atrocities

By Beata Bruggeman-Sękowska On September 19, 1940 Witold Pilecki, a member of the Secret Polish Army, let himself get caught […]

Soviet invasion of Poland

By Beata Bruggean-Sekowska   On September 17 about 1 million troops of the Red Army crossed the eastern borders of […]

AMERIKATSI, Armenian submission for Oscars about Soviet harsh reality

By Beata Bruggeman-Sękowska   ”AMERIKATSI” (meaning “American” in Armenian) has been selected by Armenia as its submission for the Best […]