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Posted inCentral Europe & BalticsRegions

Poland’s Hot Summer of De-communization

by Tim Snyder Nine years ago, Poland legally dismantled communism; this summer promises a legal reckoning with its legacy. A lustration law will be implemented; secret police files will be opened; and the idea of “de-communization” will be put to a vote. The parliamentary elections last September created a volatile political climate in Poland, resulting […]