The remains of between 5,000 and 8,000 victims of communist terror were found in 29 graves in the southern city of Odessa in Ukraine. Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians are believed to have died during Joseph Stalin’s rule of the Soviet Union. Read more here: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-58340805?fbclid=IwAR2wes53zd3pwxBrOBzZvSE_Qt0vio6ifnB0FuKA7Lm8W0Xrl4cvLiAjR5A  

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By Beata Bruggeman-Sekowska   65 years ago on the 28 June of 1956, at 6 a.m. Poznań ( city in the western part of Poland) riots started at  the multifactory complex of Joseph’s Stalin’s (or ‘Cegielski’s) Metal Industries. Approximately 100,000 people gathered in the city centre near the local Ministry of Public Security building demanding better […]

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Beata Bruggeman-Sękowska   On September 17 about 1 million troops of the Red Army crossed the eastern borders of Poland starting the red invasion of Poland. It was sixteen days after Nazi Germany invaded Poland from the west. The invasion ended on 6 October 1939 with the two-way division and annexation of the entire Second […]

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Beata Bruggeman-Sekowska   Interview with Claudia Heinermann, a prize-winning author of Wolfskinder and an author of a new Trilogy: ‘Siberian Exiles’. Beata Bruggeman-Sekowska: You are the author of the prize-winning book Wolfskinder A Post-War Story. And since 2016 you have been working  on a very special project devoted to the oppression of communism, abuse of […]

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