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Gulf News
Russia confronts its past in teaching of 1917 revolutionwhat they do and do not like about the Bolsheviks Moscow: Glorified during the
Gulf News / Posted 14 hours ago
what they do and do not like about the Bolsheviks Moscow: Glorified during the Soviet era but denounced at the fall of the USSR, the 1917 Russian revolution is now taught in schools with a neutrality the Kremlin hopes will “bring the nation... Read more
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DW
What remains of the October Revolution in St. Petersburg |St. Petersburg was called Leningrad as a tribute to Vladimir Lenin, the leader
DW / Posted 19 hours ago
St. Petersburg was called Leningrad as a tribute to Vladimir Lenin, the leader of the October Revolution and founder of the USSR. Traces of Lenin's legacy are still visible throughout the city in the form of street addresses, building names and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
No pomp as Russia revolution centenary nearsled by Lenin seize power in October. Civil war erupted immediately afterwards,
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
led by Lenin seize power in October. Civil war erupted immediately afterwards, followed by the creation in 1922 of the USSR, built on the ruins of the Russian empire. A hundred years later, Russia still has trouble dealing with its... Read more
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Petluma360.com
SKIP SOMMER: Remembering another ‘October Crisis’off-street parking … but, no fall-out shelters needed. That reminds me, it’s i
Petluma360.com / Posted yesterday
off-street parking … but, no fall-out shelters needed. That reminds me, it’s important to remember that when both the USSR and the USA finally backed off from the nuclear threshold, both Countries won. I believe there may have been a lesson... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Mr. Ambassadorthe Olympic Games. "We were fortunate," he said. "We went to a number of the h
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
the Olympic Games. "We were fortunate," he said. "We went to a number of the hockey games, was able to get to the USA-USSR hockey game. My mom and my sister were able to get to some of the figure skating stuff. We were able to see a fair bit... Read more
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DW
The impact of Bolshevik Revolution on South Asian politics |Pakhtun leader and reformer, was a Gandhian and not a communist. But he remaine
DW / Posted yesterday
Pakhtun leader and reformer, was a Gandhian and not a communist. But he remained pro-Soviet and saw the support of the USSR crucial in realizing the rights of Pakhtuns. Please also note that Pakhtun areas are tribal and consequently more... Read more
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The Irish Times
Doing Trump with a funny voice, the danger is he just becomes a clownmore dials are there to twist? The incomparable Armando Iannucci, co-creator of
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
more dials are there to twist? The incomparable Armando Iannucci, co-creator of The Thick of It and Veep, turned to the USSR in the days after Stalin’s demise. His darkly uproarious The Death of Stalin ups the ante – death, rather than... Read more
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The Irish Times
`We brutalise politicians. Why would anyone go into politics?’more dials are there to twist? The incomparable Armando Iannucci, co-creator of
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
more dials are there to twist? The incomparable Armando Iannucci, co-creator of The Thick of It and Veep, turned to the USSR in the days after Stalin’s demise. His darkly uproarious The Death of Stalin ups the ante – death, rather than... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
T&T to face Brazil, Serbia at Worldsonly missed out in 1967 is the most accomplished team in the tournament’s histo
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
only missed out in 1967 is the most accomplished team in the tournament’s history with seven gold medals, including as USSR. FIVB WORLD RANKINGS Pool A: #6Japan, #8Netherlands, #9Dominican Republic, #13 Germany, #18 Cameroon, #25 Cuba Pool... Read more
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The Irish Times
Armando Iannucci: ‘We brutalise politicians in a way’more dials are there to twist? The incomparable Armando Iannucci, co-creator of
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
more dials are there to twist? The incomparable Armando Iannucci, co-creator of The Thick of It and Veep, turned to the USSR in the days after Stalin’s demise. His darkly uproarious The Death of Stalin ups the ante – death, rather than... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Remembering another ‘October Crisis’off-street parking … but, no fall-out shelters needed. That reminds me, it’s i
Petluma360.com / Posted 2 days ago
off-street parking … but, no fall-out shelters needed. That reminds me, it’s important to remember that when both the USSR and the USA finally backed off from the nuclear threshold, both Countries won. I believe there may have been a lesson... Read more
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FIFA
Video Vault: Simonyan's Sweden 1958 journeywinners. With usual captain Igor Netto only making one appearance in Sweden, i
FIFA / Posted 2 days ago
winners. With usual captain Igor Netto only making one appearance in Sweden, it was Simonyan who stepped in to skipper USSR for most of the tournament. The former Spartak Moscow forward, who celebrated his 91st birthday last week, recalls his... Read more
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The Washington Times
Fall of Kirkuk a gift to Iranto history, but whatever it was, it was too late. Next to fall was Egypt’s Frie
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
to history, but whatever it was, it was too late. Next to fall was Egypt’s Friendship and Cooperation Agreement with the USSR. Then came the coup de grace when Sadat placed his signature on the Camp David Accords. These developments were... Read more
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Herald Sun
Olympic champ accuses ‘monster’ of rapeRustam Sharipov — just as strongly. “Tatyana Toropova who I thought was my fri
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Rustam Sharipov — just as strongly. “Tatyana Toropova who I thought was my friend and a team mate in the national team of USSR thank you for not being brave for me when I need it you the most to stand, stand up for me and fight for the women... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Can Basic Income Plus The Blockchain Build A New Economic System?companies control more and more aspects of their business in-house). Government
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
companies control more and more aspects of their business in-house). Governments formed increasingly large blocs: NATO, USSR, EU. The new economic age of the internet and the blockchain is shaping up to be one of decentralization. As the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Man Found After 137 Days Adrift In Sailboat. And It's Not His First Rescuetime at sea." As emotional as it must have been, it was pretty much old hat fo
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
time at sea." As emotional as it must have been, it was pretty much old hat for Meleshyus, a Soviet émigré who left the USSR in 1988 and became a naturalized U.S. citizen. This is what he had to say when he was rescued by the fire department... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Man Found After 137 Days Adrift In Sailboat. And It's Not His First Rescuetime at sea." As emotional as it must have been, it was pretty much old hat fo
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
time at sea." As emotional as it must have been, it was pretty much old hat for Meleshyus, a Soviet émigré who left the USSR in 1988 and became a naturalized U.S. citizen. This is what he had to say when he was rescued by the fire department... Read more
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DW
The historical turning point: Revisiting the Russian Revolution |erupted into a bloody civil war in 1918, which continued until the creation of
DW / Posted 3 days ago
erupted into a bloody civil war in 1918, which continued until the creation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) in 1922. The Russian Revolution changed the course of history Red October in Europe Not only did political power... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Olympic champ accuses ‘monster’ of rapeRustam Sharipov — just as strongly. “Tatyana Toropova who I thought was my fri
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Rustam Sharipov — just as strongly. “Tatyana Toropova who I thought was my friend and a team mate in the national team of USSR thank you for not being brave for me when I need it you the most to stand, stand up for me and fight for the women... Read more
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heraldscotland
Stewart Fisher: Why can't Brendan Rodgers manage Scotland as well as Celtic?successful he was co-opted into three spells with the Soviet Union and one with
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
successful he was co-opted into three spells with the Soviet Union and one with Ukraine – the high watermark being taking USSR to the final of Euro 88. Perhaps those crafty Soviets were onto something. Throwing extra cash at Brendan Rodgers for... Read more
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The Washington Times
Russian meddling in elections goes back decadesmeddle again in 2016? Stay tuned. Mr. Dodd’s Soviet links are told in thousand
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
meddle again in 2016? Stay tuned. Mr. Dodd’s Soviet links are told in thousands of NKVD documents smuggled from the USSR by Alexnder Vassiliev, now deposited in the Library of Congress. His findings are detailed in the 2009 book “Spies: The... Read more
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New York Post
Olympic champ gymnast accuses ‘monster’ gold medalist of rapeRustam Sharipov — just as strongly. “Tatyana Toropova who I thought was my fri
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
Rustam Sharipov — just as strongly. “Tatyana Toropova who I thought was my friend and a team mate in the National team of USSR thank you for not being brave for me when I need it you the most to stand, stand up for me and fight for the women... Read more
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Slate
Trump Says U.S. Missile Defense Works 97 Percent of the Time. It’s Scary if He Really Believes That.of years, even Bush stopped talking about it. Still, missile-defense technolog
Slate / Posted 4 days ago
of years, even Bush stopped talking about it. Still, missile-defense technology has come a long way. When the U.S. and the USSR pursued ABMs in the 1950s and early ’60s, the idea was to destroy an incoming warhead by blowing it up with an atom... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Writer Margaret Atwood gets 2017 Kafka awardalso of course in retrospect seemed quite prophetic, not only about the Nazi re
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
also of course in retrospect seemed quite prophetic, not only about the Nazi regime, but also about the behaviour of the USSR." "He was suppressed in this country by both of those regimes so for people interested in freedom of expression and... Read more
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Goal.com
Brazil to meet Russia in Moscow in World Cup 2018 preparation friendlyalready-announced clash with current world champions Germany in Berlin on March
Goal.com / Posted 4 days ago
already-announced clash with current world champions Germany in Berlin on March 27. Brazil and Russia first met post-USSR at World Cup 1994, when the Selecao ran out 2-0 winners in in California. The two sides have since faced off on a... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Get Ready For A New Chernobyl In Ukraineat Ukraine’s nuclear plants has been the chronic underfunding of the industry.
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
at Ukraine’s nuclear plants has been the chronic underfunding of the industry. In the 25 years since the collapse of the USSR, literally not a cent has been invested in that sector. But in the meantime, the reactors that have outlived their... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How The Elite Dominate The World – Part 1: Debt As A Tool Of EnslavementYea, all kings shall fall down before him: all nations shall serve him." -- Psa
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
Yea, all kings shall fall down before him: all nations shall serve him." -- Psalm 72:8-11 "With the exception of the USSR as a federated Eurasian state, all other continents will become united in a world alliance, at whose disposal will be an... Read more
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The Washington Times
NATO must be saved from Turkeythe rule of law.” In other words, the alliance exists to defend Western civiliz
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
the rule of law.” In other words, the alliance exists to defend Western civilization. For its first 42 years, until the USSR collapsed in 1991, this meant containing and defeating the Warsaw Pact. Today, it means containing and defeating Russia... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Marion Thomas Liebson, psychiatrist who focused on care of the elderly, dieshistory and was an assistant on an archaeological dig in Ireland. She traveled
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
history and was an assistant on an archaeological dig in Ireland. She traveled to six continents and enjoyed visits to the USSR, where she studied Soviet psychiatric institutions, and to Cuba and India. She also worked in pottery and took courses... Read more
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The North West Star
The many, many times the world has come close to doomsdaySeptember 3, 1949, an American U-2 spy plane, flying off the coast of Siberia,
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
September 3, 1949, an American U-2 spy plane, flying off the coast of Siberia, picked up the first evidence that the USSR had detonated an atomic bomb in Kazakhstan. President Truman confirmed that to the American people later that month. It... Read more
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The Hindu
Oranje peeled: end of an era in Dutch footballthe line and other superstars in Ruud Gullit and Frank Rijkaard, they would ove
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
the line and other superstars in Ruud Gullit and Frank Rijkaard, they would overcome West Germany in the semis and the USSR in the finals to win their only major trophy to date. Since then till 2004, the Dutch team promised a lot before the... Read more
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New Kerala
Sitharaman to commission INS Kiltan into Navy tomorrow - newkerala news #280874of Islands. The ship also boasts of the proud legacy of the erstwhile Petya Cla
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
of Islands. The ship also boasts of the proud legacy of the erstwhile Petya Class ship of same name 'Kiltan (P79)' built in USSR, which had actively participated as Task Force Commander in 'Operation Trident' during 1971 Indo-Pak war and had served... Read more
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asianage
Nirmala Sitharaman commissions indigenous warship INS Kiltanship also boasts of the proud legacy of the erstwhile Petya Class ship of same
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
ship also boasts of the proud legacy of the erstwhile Petya Class ship of same name 'Kiltan (P79)' built in the USSR, which had actively participated as Task Force Commander in 'Operation Trident' during the 1971 Indo-Pak war, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Ideas of Norman Vincent Peale, Great Writer of All Timeinternet, for instance, could not have been discovered without the Cold War bet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
internet, for instance, could not have been discovered without the Cold War between the United States and the defunct USSR. The United States of America was afraid that USSR could bomb their computer centers and destroy forever, all their... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The True Danger Of The North Korea Crisis: It Could Cost America Its AlliesEastern Europe in the late 1940s—to serve as a buffer against the West and a lo
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
Eastern Europe in the late 1940s—to serve as a buffer against the West and a locus for the next war, rather than inside the USSR itself. This was yet one more reason for the Warsaw Pact states to exit the alliance as soon as they could. It is... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
An out-of-control Chinese space lab is hurtling towards Earthrare event, but a number of other large spacecraft have made the fiery journey
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
rare event, but a number of other large spacecraft have made the fiery journey back to Earth. "This has happened with the USSR Salyut series — there were seven of them — and the Mir space station in 2001," Dr Gorman said. "Most famously, the US... Read more
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dna
Navy to induct anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kiltan today: Here's all you need to knowThe ship also boasts of the proud legacy of the erstwhile Petya Class ship of s
dna / Posted 5 days ago
The ship also boasts of the proud legacy of the erstwhile Petya Class ship of same name 'Kiltan (P79)' built in the USSR, which had actively participated as Task Force Commander in the 'Operation Trident' during the 1971 Indo-Pak war, the... Read more
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So Bad So Good
Soviet Control Stations Look Like Something Straight Out Of Star Trekthese control rooms were the central brain of nuclear power plants, control tow
So Bad So Good / Posted 6 days ago
these control rooms were the central brain of nuclear power plants, control towers, and the like. Back in the day, when the USSR looked toward a bright and glorious future, these rooms represented the very best of technological advancements. Here,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"China's Big Reshuffle": A Preview Of The Year's Biggest Political Event, China's 19th Party Congress(Lam argues, for example, that Xi is determined to avoid the political self-cri
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
(Lam argues, for example, that Xi is determined to avoid the political self-criticism that he believes brought down the USSR.) As such, both experts see only limited prospects for economic reform. But one possibility to watch: a potential... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Tant: 60 years ago, Sputnik launched the Space Ageof worry and wonder that came to America when headlines blared that the “new mo
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
of worry and wonder that came to America when headlines blared that the “new moon” circling overhead was made in the USSR and not in the USA. Parents and teachers reassured the nation’s children that Sputnik posed no military threat, but... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Soviet buoy a mysteryit belongs in a James Bond movie. Script -- which the Library of Congress says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
it belongs in a James Bond movie. Script -- which the Library of Congress says is Russian for Hydrometrical Service of the USSR -- is painted in black on its side. Exactly where the rusty, Cold War-era relic came from and what it was used for... Read more
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CBC.ca
Mikhail Gorbachev helped end Cold War but remains reviled in Putin's Russiaeconomic and social crash, the collapse of the Soviet state, the loss of the So
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
economic and social crash, the collapse of the Soviet state, the loss of the Soviet empire and the demotion of the USSR from a seeming superpower to a basketcase of a country. Gorbachev delivers a New Year's address to the nation in 1986.... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Why 2033 will be the year PAP rule ends « Opinion « TR EMERITUSRecently, I wrote The USSR lasted for 74 years from 1917’s October Revolution.
The Temasek Review / Posted 6 days ago
Recently, I wrote The USSR lasted for 74 years from 1917’s October Revolution. Counting from 1959, PAP has until 2033. Here’s the real reason why PAP rule will end in 2033: 2033 will be the time when the 5th generation of PAP leaders take... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Welcome To Vozrozhdeniya - The Deadly Germ-Warfare Island Abandoned By Russiaat least 75 years old. As you might expect, the Soviets’ efforts at Vozrozhden
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
at least 75 years old. As you might expect, the Soviets’ efforts at Vozrozhdeniya weren’t nearly enough. Years after the USSR’s collapse, in the wake of attacks in Tokyo and revelations about an extensive bioweapons programme in Iraq, fears were... Read more
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Daily Mail
Billionaire's lover who crashed to earth with a VERY big bumpattention after joining a 5,000-mile horseback trek along the entire route of t
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
attention after joining a 5,000-mile horseback trek along the entire route of the Silk Road in 1999, just as the former USSR was opening up. One of her local guides was the Uzbek showjumper Shamil Galimzyanov. Ms Tolstoy describes Mr Pugachev... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
October 14the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, and thereby,
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, and thereby, along with his allies, the leader of the USSR, ousting Nikita Khrushchev. Brezhnev would preside over the country until his death in 1982. [ + - ] 1962: A U.S. Air... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
October 14the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, and thereby,
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 7 days ago
the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, and thereby, along with his allies, the leader of the USSR, ousting Nikita Khrushchev. Brezhnev would preside over the country until his death in 1982. [ + - ] 1962: A U.S. Air... Read more
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FIFA
Favourites live up to their billingday 2 - In the history of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, only two teams have managed
FIFA / Posted 8 days ago
day 2 - In the history of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, only two teams have managed to win the title at the first attempt – the USSR in 1987 and Switzerland in 2009. Will Niger be able to follow in the footsteps of those illustrious debutants here in... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Qamar Bajwa Speaks....once again, become the foremost business and task of the state Ø Today, securi
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
once again, become the foremost business and task of the state Ø Today, security and economy are interlinked. Erstwhile USSR had no dearth of armoured divisions but it broke up due to weak economic base. Similarly, rich countries without... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
US withdraws from UNESCO: Diplomatic flare-ups not new at the UN cultural bodydecolonisation, 19 African states joined UNESCO in the 1960s. After the collap
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
decolonisation, 19 African states joined UNESCO in the 1960s. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the USSR was replaced by the Russian Federation alongside 12 former Soviet republics in 1992. Communist East Germany was also a... Read more
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