There were many times in the life of philanthropist Dr Jan Telensky that he thought he might never be able to return home.
George Orwell’s quote ‘all revolutions are failures’ has often been used on the anniversaries of the Velvet Revolution and the subsequent the fall of the Berlin Wall marking the collapse of the Soviet empire.
List of the important events as they have happened around the world in 1989.
This is by Franklin Orosco who tells of his arrival in Slovakia in 1989…
The story of a young man who died almost two decades before freedom arrived.
In some ways this man was the architect of peace before the gentle revolution… but his death for many leaves unanswered questions
In 1989 on a grey November day, thousands of students gathered in the Czechoslovak capital, Prague, to recognise International Students’ Day.
President Donald Trump grinned with pride as he announced what he saw as a “new American moment” in his first State of the Union speech to Congress. It was a polished speech which bragged about his economic record, lower unemployment, restored consumer and business confidence and a rising stock market. […]