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What happened this day in history: November 7

Market Rasen Mail - 07 Nov 2018
1941 - Soviet hospital ship Armenia was sunk by German planes while evacuating refugees and wounded military and staff of several Crimean hospitals. It is estimated more than 5,000 people died. 1990 - Mary Robinson became the first woman to be elected ...
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World War I Relived Day by Day

The New York Review of Books - 08 Nov 2018
It snuffed out ancient monarchies in czarist Russia, Habsburg Austria, and Ottoman Turkey, and gave birth to a host of new nations—Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Armenia ...
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14 Former Cruise Lines You Should Know About

Cruise Hive - 15 Jun 2018
The company was founded in 1993. It focused mainly on the exotic cruise itineraries. The only ship at the time of its foundation was the former Soviet liner, Alexandr Pushkin. After a long modernization, she received the name of Marco Polo known to us ...
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Armenia's new PM marks 100 days in office with giant rally

The Olympian - 17 Aug 2018
Armenia's new prime minister has marked his first 100 days in office by calling a rally that has attracted about 100,000 enthusiastic supporters. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian took office in May after spearheading weeks of protests that forced the ...
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Man critically ill in UK hospital is 'former Russian spy'

Irish Times - 05 Mar 2018
One of the two people critically ill in hospital in England after “suspected exposure to an unknown substance” is a Russian man who was exchanged in a high-profile “spy swap” in 2010, it is understood. Sergei Skripal (66), was one of four Russians ...
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Today in History: Nov. 7

Manning Live - 07 Nov 2017
1941 – World War II: Soviet hospital ship Armenia is sunk by German planes while evacuating refugees and wounded military and staff of several Crimean hospitals. It is estimated that over 5,000 people died in the sinking. 1944 – Soviet spy Richard ...
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Trial Against 34 Thieves-in-Law Starts in France

OCCRP - 06 Jun 2018
Shushanashvili, 46, is a Caucasus leader of the vory v zakone, a term used to designate Russian-speaking organized crime groups that originated in the Gulag camps of the USSR, who was sentenced to 15 years in Spain last year before being extradited to ...
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Red Army Veterans

Tablet Magazine - 01 May 2018
Born in Bert, Armenia, on Nov. 16, 1924. Abgorian volunteered in June 1941, but was turned down because of his age. A year later, aged 17 and nine months, the recruitment office agreed to take him. He had four brothers, all were drafted into the army ...
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A Century Later, Slaughter Still Haunts Turkey and Armenia

Out of Eden Walk - 11 Mar 2016
A large Christian Armenian minority, once so peaceful and trusted as to be labeled by the sultans as the millet-i sadıka, or loyal nation, is wrongfully accused of rebellion, of siding with the Russian enemy. Some Ottoman leaders decide to ...
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Evidence of American POWs in the Soviet Union

The New American - 01 Sep 2018
Others went via ship or through China in rail cars, which were reported by a number of witnesses along their route.” In 1954, the US State Department even asked the Soviet Union to return these American POWS: “The United States Government has recently ...
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Nikol Pashinyan: Armenia's maverick street leader turned PM

Yahoo News - 08 May 2018
Just three weeks ago, few would have thought that Nikol Pashinyan, a 42-year-old opposition MP and former newspaper editor who served time in jail, would become the new prime minister of Armenia. But after leading weeks of mass protests against the ...

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