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Impressions of Warsaw

As I look around Warsaw, it’s difficult for me to imagine that Nazi Germany bombed this city to the ground in World War II. Warsaw is alive and bustling, the capital of Poland and the most prosperous city in the country. 179 more words

Culture

The Third Bloc that Never Happened: Tito and the Non-Aligned Movement

We’d associate the idea of a socialist union among states outside of the Eastern Bloc with Mao and his teachings, specifically those on the subject of the third world. 1,145 more words

Communism

Meopta Movie Equipment

Perhaps the movie equipment from the Soviet Union is well known and popular in the world, but in the COMECON member countries, the Czechoslovakian equipment were the only alternative having near quality to those made in the Western and Eastern counterparts. 960 more words

Manufacturers and foreign trade firms in Eastern Bloc dealing with the Radio Equipment

POLAND:

Zrzeszenie Przedsiębiorstw Przemysłu Elektronicznego UNITRA, Warszawa
Exporter/Importer: PHZ UNITRA, Warszawa
(The most important manufacturer in Eastern Bloc having wide variety of products and models; some models were made under the licence from GRUNDIG, West Germany and THOMSON, France) 269 more words

Manufacturers and foreign trade firms in Eastern Bloc dealing with the cinematographic machinery and materials

Czechoslovakia

Filmový průmysl, s.p., Barrandov, Prague (Cameras for professional use)
ZVS-MEOPTA, k.p., Přerov (Cameras for consumer use, projectors for professional and consumer use)
Exporters: PZO KOVO & PZO MERKURIA, Prague… 337 more words

TurnDownForThis

January 1st means a new year, a fresh start and likely a pretty serious hangover. Chances are you spent last night getting turnt and are feeling the after effects right now. 71 more words

MUSIC