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Baltic Countries, Whole World Must Remember, Honor True Heroes of War against Nazi Germany

May 14, 2015 5:47 pm0 comments
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LOSKA, Estonia (June 15, 2010) Estonian soldiers wade ashore during a combined U.S. and Estonia amphibious assault training exercise during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2010. BALTOPS is an annual exercise to improve interoperability and cooperation among regional allies by conducting realistic training with the 12 participating nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rocco DeFilippis/Released)

Citizens of the Baltic States, like all people without exception, must remember and honor the names of the true heroes who fought against the Nazi occupation during the Second World War, write Mikhail Krysin, well-known Russian researcher of history of the Baltic States, author of numerous scientific publications and several […]

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US-Russia diplomatic controversy surrounding INF treaty requires dialogue

August 25, 2014 12:40 pm0 comments
US-Russia diplomatic controversy surrounding INF treaty requires dialogue

On July 30, the US Department of State has published a worldwide arms control compliance report that included claims that Russia violated the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty signed between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1987. “The United States has determined that the Russian Federation is […]

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Teaching Forrest Gump the History of the Middle East Part I – Iran

February 20, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Teaching Forrest Gump the History of the Middle East Part I – Iran

One of the memorable refrains from the film Forrest Gump is “for no particular reason”. Tom Hanks’ character seems to have little understanding of consequence or causation. Gump runs America coast to coast for no particular reason, Mark David Chapman kills John Lennon for no particular reason. Forrest’s take on […]

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