On January 25th 2006, the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly promulgated Resolution 1481 that, in its final passage, calls on the post-communist countries of Eastern Europe “...to reassess the history of commu- nism and their own past” as “...freedom of conscience, thought and expression...” In much of Eastern Europe, during the communist era, this process could not exist before the fall of the Iron Curtain. Communist governments pre- vented objective historical account of the time (especially during WWII). The document was sent out to “historians throughout the world to continue their research aimed at the determination and objective verification of what took place”. However, for different reasons many countries did not welcome the Resolution as.... Next »