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56th Minute Enzo Scifo, Belgium v USSR, World Cup 1986 2nd Round

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Belgium football enjoyed its best period during the early and mid-eighties under the guidance of Guy Thys. 571 more words

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Food for Thought-5 Ways to Be Better Informed About the Ukraine

1.  Listen to news from quality sources.  The BBC and Agence France-Presse do excellent international reporting.

2.  Read this book:

3.  Find a map and become familiar with the geography and city names of the region. 21 more words

Food For Thought

Remembering Stalin in Russia and the South Caucasus

In the spring of 2013, major news outlets in Russia, the Caucasus, and the U.S. were abuzz with the news about “Stalin’s long shadow” (NYT), alarmed that… 1,035 more words

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Group of lawmakers demand to try Mikhail Gorbachev for complicity in USSR breakup

http://en.itar-tass.com/russia/727175

A group of State Duma members from different political factions has prepared a request addressed to Russia’s Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika. The lawmakers demand to conduct a prosecutor’s investigation into the events that took place in the period of USSR breakup. 360 more words

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Book Review: Yellow Blue Tibia by Adam Roberts

Yellow Blue Tibia stretches from 1946 to the Chernobyl disaster. The novel follows Konstantin Andreiovich Skvorecky, a Soviet science fiction writer, who along with several other writers was tasked by Stalin to create a believable story about an alien invasion that could be used as an external threat to bind the USSR together, after the US was defeated. 248 more words

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More documents emerge on CIA effort to salvage Soviet submarine

By IAN ALLEN | intelNews.org
New documents have emerged about a massive effort by the United States Central Intelligence Agency to recover a sunken Soviet nuclear submarine in the 1970s. 386 more words

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