After 1989: how five eastern Europeans saw their lives change | Curio

After 1989: how five eastern Europeans saw their lives change

19 mins | Oct 13, 2019

They helped bring down communism 30 years ago. What do they make of politics today? "His memories of jail remain vivid, particularly a spell in 1987 when he was arrested for allegedly spreading anti-regime propaganda and beaten. He recalls returning to his cell battered and bruised, and contemplating suicide." Thirty years after they helped bring down communism, five eastern Europeans reunite with journalist Stefan Wagstyl to share their stories and how their lives have changed.

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