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Russia began building new generation radio complex

Russia began building a new generation radio complex that has no analogues in the world, told Chief of the Russian Communication Forces Major General Khalil Arslanov. 84 more words

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17/10/1914 [Poland] The Germans retreat

Hindenburg and Ludendorff have been leading a German offensive into Poland. They had hoped to seize Warsaw and then drive the Russians out of Poland, but it is not to be. 44 more words

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Bodies of victims of #Ilovaisk #massacre still being found, counted weeks later

The funeral of 54 unidentified Ukrainian fighters in Zaporizhzhia Oblast on Oct. 1. Some of them were killed in the late August massacre of Ilovaisk in Donetsk Oblast. 846 more words

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16/10/1914 [Galicia] Now is not actually the time for Austria to make good its losses

The Russians have overrun much of eastern Galicia. Now that a German-led offensive is drawing Russian forces off into Poland, Austria-Hungary’s Conrad had hoped that his army would be able to strike back against the Russians and drive them back across the border. 82 more words

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Russia plans to reconstruct military base in Kyrgyzstan

The state contract for the reconstruction of the Russian air base “Kant” in Kyrgyzstan will be concluded before the end of the year, said on Wednesday Russian Air Force Commander, Colonel-General Viktor Bondarev. 81 more words

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14/10/1914 [Galicia] Now is the time for Austria to make good its losses

Conrad, Austria-Hungary’s commander in chief, thinks that now is the time for his soldiers to attempt to regain the territory lost in Galicia. The Russians are heavily engaged in Poland against the Germans, so they should not have the forces in place to halt a determined Austro-Hungarian onslaught. 72 more words

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11/10/1914 [Eastern Front] Austrian forces relieve besieged Przemysl

Russian forces under Radko Dimitriev have been besieging the Austro-Hungarian fortress city of Przemysl. The Russians lack heavy artillery. Unable to destroy the city’s defences, they have attempted to take Przemysl by storm. 94 more words

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