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Serhii Plokhy: Why America didn't truly win the Cold War

In the run-up to the awarding of the Lionel Gelber Prize, the National Post presents excerpts from all five nominated books.

It was a Christmas gift that few expected to receive. 1,592 more words

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March 15th in history:

Beware March 15th, the Ides of March — the day in 44 B.C. when emperor Julius Caesar was stabbed to death by several members of the Roman Senate. 140 more words

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Zerohedge: Guest Post: Russia Is Dominated By Global Banks, Too

Please note that this article was posted on April 3, 2014, and was brought to my attention by a reader, G. I have now realized that I published another article today from this… 2,642 more words


[T169] 'Glasnost'

Released on: Lifeblood (Album #7), Sony Records, 1 November 2004
Track: 8

Given the preoccupation on Lifeblood with personal over political subjects, it is appropriate that the album should contain one of the very few songs in which the Manics have contemplated romantic relationships. 201 more words

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Russian proverb made famous by American president .

“Доверяй, но проверяй. (Trust, but verify.)”

- Russian proverb

This Russian proverb was often intoned by President Ronald Reagan during a series of meetings with Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev between 1985 and 1988 and repeated to the news media. 22 more words

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