Gifts given to former Romanian dictator up for auction
Bucharest, Romania (CNN) -- Expensive jewelry, art objects, animal skins, fancy pens and huge carpets that once belonged to Romania's former dictator, Nicolae Ceausescu, were among items being auctioned Thursday in Bucharest. The Ceausescu couple was shot dead during the bloody 1989 revolution, but they left behind a collection of fancy and often eccentric items given to them by foreign leaders during Ceausescu's 24 years in power. Details...

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