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Poster war: Soviet Union versus United States

Two posters, two superpowers, two objects … two success? * * * The first poster “нет!” (“No!”) I saw in flea market in Estonia. It has been drawn by Russian V. I. Govorkov, who was active from early 1930’s to late 1960’s. … Continue reading

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Old Town of Dubrovnik

Today the Old Town of Dubrovnik on the shore of Adriatic Sea is backed with tourists, but during autumn 1991, the Old Town was a battle scene. In June 1991 Croatia has declared independence from Yugoslavia, leading to over four … Continue reading

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Berlin Reichstag 1945 and today

The 2nd World War ended this day 70 years ago. In 2 May 1945 the Germans surrendered to Soviet troops in the Battle of Berlin. Fighting continued near Berlin until the end of the war in Europe on 8 May 1945. The source … Continue reading

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International Day against Nuclear Tests – today!

“By far the single greatest danger facing humankind — in fact, all living beings on our planet — is the threat of nuclear destruction.” — Dalai Lama Today, 29th of August, is the International Day against nuclear tests, as declared … Continue reading

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