Before the Uprising
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Before the Uprising

Peter Kenez The years of 1949-1956 could be described as the gloomiest in modern Hungarian history, as the country’s population lived under vicious totalitarian leadership. Eventually, the regime began to disintegrate, leading to the 1956 Hungarian Revolution – a critical moment in the history of the Cold War. But why did this revolution occur in Hungary, rather than any other countries in the Soviet bloc? Before the...

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