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September 11, 1989: When Hungary Tore A Hole In The Iron Curtain

Thirty years ago, Hungary lifted restrictions on travel to Austria, enabling tens of thousands of East Germans to flee to the West. The September 1989 events in Hungary are often described as the first cracks in the Berlin Wall.

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Kateryna Oliynyk

Kateryna Oliynyk is a digital-media coordinator for RFE/RL.

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Margot Buff

Margot Buff is a multimedia editor for RFE/RL.