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Last updated: 6 october, 2009 - 16:47 GMT

1989: Children of the revolution

Twenty years ago communist governments in central and Eastern Europe crumbled. But 1989 extended far beyond that year - and continent.

BBC World Service hears from people who lived through those events - and from a generation born in 1989 whose lives have been shaped by that extraordinary year.

Hear stories and memories from the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Russia, Poland, Romania, Tajikistan and Cuba.

click 1989: Europe's revolution

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