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I sincerely hope that it’s uncontroversial to say that the struggle at the centre of the Cold War was… political. [sirens go off] As somebody who lives in the relative safety of the West, it is often taken for granted that political arguments can be rather benign with some even seeing the political game as

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When China ended its civil war in 1949 and became the Communist People’s Republic of China, it sent shockwaves around the world. It was one of many events that year which contributed to the second Red Scare in America. The Chinese Civil War was a conflict brewing since the fall of the Chinese monarchy in

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This episode of the Great War 1919 is sponsored by Battlefront Miniatures, the creators of Flames Of War, and their new miniatures wargame The Great War. Supported by a complete range of miniatures and terrain, including trenches, tanks, and guns, The Great War provides a full selection of models suitable for wargaming, collecting or modelling.

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CRACKDOWN ON CIVIL SOCIETY Civil society organisations defending human rights are increasingly targeted by repressive governments across the world. This movie will present some unbelievable stories about oppression, resistance and survival, told by human rights defenders who dedicated their lives to help the most marginalised groups of societies in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. A

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I’m standing in a place where on May 3, 1791, the authorities of Poland signed what turned out to be very famous document – the Constitution of Poland. This was the first Constitution in Europe and the second in the world. On today’s episode of Kult America I’d like to explore what privileges modern day

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the third of May 1791 a day like any other except it wasn't a day like any other in Poland because here in the building behind me the royal castle in Poland the great same of the polish-lithuanian Commonwealth did something incredible it adopted a new constitution the agitation of the Constitution the desire for

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