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Pushing back the curtain
Ten years after the collapse of the Berlin Wall, BBC News Online offers you the chance to discover for yourself what happened in the months, weeks and days leading up to Eastern Europe's 1989 revolutions. Re-live the events, watch historic moments on video or listen to previously unheard testimony from key participants.

Travel back in time with us to Poland, Hungary, East Germany, Czechoslovakia or Romania by clicking the map on the left. Once there, you can watch the events unfold or travel between countries as the revolutions spread and gain momentum.