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Auction of Communist Art Helps Red Sludge Victims

BUDAPEST (AP).- An auction of relics and artworks from Hungary's communist era was held Monday to raise funds for the victims of October's flood of toxic red sludge that killed 10 people and left hundreds injured and homeless. The sale at the Pinter Ga...

Hungary to Sell Communist Relics to Benefit the Victims of Last...

BUDAPEST (AP).- Hungary will auction off 230 communist-era relics, including a life-size bust of former Soviet dictator Vladimir Lenin, to benefit the victims of last month's red sludge flood. The objects, which also include paintings in the Socialist ...

Warsaw’s Communist Neo-Gothic "Palace" Turns 55

WARSAW (REUTERS).- Some say it is an ugly and unwelcome reminder of the post-war Soviet domination of Poland and should be pulled down. But others believe it's a part of history for better or worse and should be left alone. The debate has resurfaced in...

Warsaw’s Communist "Palace" Turns 55

WARSAW (REUTERS).- Some say it is an ugly and unwelcome reminder of the post-war Soviet domination of Poland and should be pulled down. But others believe it's a part of history for better or worse and should be left alone. The debate has resurfaced in...

Soviet Dictator Josef Stalin Statue Removed in Georgian Home Town

GORI, GEORGIA (REUTERS).- Authorities removed a towering statue of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin from the central square of his native city in the dead of the night on Friday, carting away the monument to Georgia's most famous native. The 6-meter-high b...

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