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Renaming streets. A key element of identity politics

Like many governments in history, the current Polish government has been no stranger to regulating historical interpretations through law. The ruling party has pushed several memory laws related to decommunisation in Poland. One initiative focuses on the renaming of streets and has caused further tension in an already divided society.
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April 26, 2018 - Uladzislau Belavusau and Anna Wójcik - History and MemoryIssue 3-4 2018Magazine

Lech Kaczyński Street in Warsaw until recently it was People's Army Avenue. Photo Adrian Grycuk (CC) commons.wikimedia.org

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