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Hungarian Revolution of 1956: A German Weekly Newsreel reports - refugees on the Austrian-Hungarian border The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 was a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the government of the People's Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies, lasting from 23 October until 10 November 1956. The revolt began as a student demonstration which attracted thousands as it marched through central Budapest to the Parliament building. A student delegation entering the radio building in an attempt to broadcast its demands was detained. When the delegation's release was demanded by the demonstrators outside, they were fired upon by the State Security Police (ÁVH) from within the building. The news spread quickly and disorder and violence erupted throughout the capital. The revolt spread quickly across Hungary, and the government fell. Thousands organized into militias, battling the State Security Police (ÁVH) and Soviet troops. Pro-Soviet communists and ÁVH members were often executed or imprisoned, as former prisoners were released and armed. Impromptu councils wrested municipal control from the ruling Hungarian Working People's Party and demanded political changes. The new government formally disbanded the ÁVH, declared its intention to withdraw from the Warsaw Pact and pledged to re-establish free elections. By the end of October, fighting had almost stopped and a sense of normality began to return. After announcing a willingness to negotiate a withdrawal of Soviet forces, the Politburo changed its mind and moved to crush the revolution. On 4 November, a large Soviet force invaded Budapest and other regions of the country. Hungarian resistance continued until 10 November. Over 2,500 Hungarians and 700 Soviet troops were killed in the conflict, and 200,000 Hungarians fled as refugees. Mass arrests and denunciations continued for months thereafter. By January 1957, the new Soviet-installed government had suppressed all public opposition. These Soviet actions alienated many Western Marxists, yet strengthened Soviet control over Central Europe. Public discussion about this revolution was suppressed in Hungary for over 30 years, but since the thaw of the 1980s it has been a subject of intense study and debate. At the inauguration of the Third Hungarian Republic in 1989, October 23 was declared a national holiday.

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Catalan :

23 d'octubre de 1956, un comunisme frontera, guerra freda, austrohongaresos, Bloc Oriental, bandera, revolució Hongaresa de 1956, Hongria, Norvay, refugiats, revolta, revolució, revolucionaris, ruïnes, socialisme, soldats, estalinisme,

Danish :

23 oktober 1956, en østrigsk-ungarske grænse, kolde krig, kommunisme, Østblokken, flag, ungarske Revolution i 1956, Ungarn, Norvay, flygtning, oprør, revolution, revolutionære, ruiner, socialisme, soldater, stalinismen,

Finnish :

23. lokakuuta 1956 Unkarin ja Itävallan rajalla, kylmä sota, kommunismi, itäblokin, lippu, Unkarin kansannousua 1956, Unkari, Norvay, pakolainen, kapina, vallankumous, vallankumouksellisia, rauniot, sosialismi, sotilaita, stalinismin,

Hebrew :

23 באוקטובר 1956, קומוניזם גבול, המלחמה הקרה, הונגרי-אוסטרי, הגוש המזרחי, דגל, המהפכה ההונגרית של 1956, הונגריה, Norvay, הפליטים, מרד, המהפכה, מהפכנים, חורבות, סוציאליזם, חיילים, סטליניזם,

Latvian :

23 oktobris 1956, ungāru Austrijas robežas, aukstā kara komunisms, Austrumu bloka, karoga Ungārijas revolūcija 1956. gadā, Ungārija, Norvay, bēgļu, sacelšanās, revolūcija, revolucionāri, drupas, sociālisms, karavīri, staļinisma,

Ukrainian :

23 жовтня 1956 року угорсько-австрійського кордону, холодна війна, комунізм, Східного блоку, прапор, Угорська революція 1956, Угорщина, Norvay, біженців, повстання, революція, революціонерів, руїни, соціалізм, солдати, Сталінізм,




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