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A Homecoming: 500 Chabad Rabbis Convene in Russia
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A Homecoming: 500 Chabad Rabbis Convene in Russia

When in July 1991, fresh after the collapse of the Soviet Union, 150 Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries representing Europe and Russia convened in Russia, local Jews were still afraid. In the annals of Chabad-Lubavitch, which had been operating under the ... Chabad Lubavitch Global Network, 22 hours ago

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Russia Marks 25th Years Since Failed Soviet Coup

Russians are marking the 25th anniversary of a coup attempt which heralded the demise of the Soviet Union. A group of eight hard-line Communist leaders on Aug. 19, 1991, seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In ...
 ABC News5 days ago This Day in History | 1991 Gorbachev punishes coup plotters  Macau Daily Times1 day ago The Morning Vertical, August 24, 2016  Radio Free Europe16 hours ago Only half of Russians remember the 1991 failed Soviet coup - poll  EuroNews5 days ago
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Andreas Kappeler: 'Ukraine's independence is a miracle'

, Ukraine declared independence from the Soviet Union following the failed coup in Moscow. DW spoke with renowned historian Andreas Kappeler, who has followed Ukraine's nation building since the 1970s. "'Ukraine is not Russia' - and I was the ...
 Deutsche Welle11 hours ago Opinion: Moscow won't let Ukraine go  Deutsche Welle15 hours ago Andreas Kappeler: Ukraine's independence is a miracle  News EasyBranches.com7 hours ago
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Ukraine Celebrates 25 Years Of Independence As Tensions With Russia Worsen

KYIV -- Ukraine marked 25 years of independence from the Soviet Union on August 24 with a massive parade of soldiers and heavy weaponry through central Kyiv, in a show of force designed to boost the morale of the country's servicemen and reassure ...
 Radio Free Europe11 hours ago Statement by the President on the 25th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence  Before It's News12 hours ago Ukraine: 25 years of Independence  Mission Network News15 hours ago Ukraine marks independence from Moscow with defiant military parade  Stars and Stripes3 hours ago
Oman Observer

Belarus gains independence

On this day in 1991, Belarus gained its independence from the Soviet Union. In 1945 Belarus became a founding member of the United Nations, along with the Soviet Union and the Ukrainian SSR. Belarus is the only country in Europe which retains ...
 Oman Observer11 hours ago ENEMO observers still unwelcome in Belarus  Foreign day ago

What does it mean to be Ukrainian in 2016?

As the country marks a quarter of a century of independence from the Soviet Union, what does it mean to be Ukrainian in 2016? For many in Kiev, to be patriotic is to be cool. White-and-black T-shirts with the Ukrainian trident, a national ...
 BBC15 hours ago Putin's Ukraine Games  Yahoo! 7 Finance5 hours ago
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The return of Stalingrad: Russian region propo... MOSCOW: Stalingrad, a name that conjours memories both ...

MOSCOW: Stalingrad, a name that conjoursmemories both of the Soviet Union's World War Two sacrifice andthe murderous rule of dictator Josef Stalin, is making acomeback. A Russian regional governor has backed a proposal to namethe local airport ...
 Qatar Peninsula14 hours ago

Coming in from the cold: top Russian equity managers revealed

A quarter of a century ago this week, hard-line members of the Soviet Union's Communist Party tried to take control of Russia from President Mikhail Gorbachev. The event known as the August Coup collapsed after two days but significantly ...
 Citywire13 hours ago
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Support Ukraine

On Aug. 24, Ukraine celebrates its 25th year of emancipation from the Soviet Union. It would seem that after so many cruel years subjected to Russian subjugation that Ukraine would indeed be free. However, we see that Vladimir Putin has no ...
 Miami Herald1 day ago Ukraine sheds Soviet past on 25th year of independence  Yahoo! Singapore1 day ago Soviet Union Coup in 1991 Triggered Ukrainian Independence - Ex-Ukrainian Leader  Sputnik5 days ago

What Do Young People Remember About The Soviet Putsch?

The breakup of the Soviet Union began with a failed coup attempt by hard-line Communists in August of 1991. When RFE/RL asked dozens of young people living in the countries of the former Soviet Union what they know about the putsch, most of them ...
 Radio Free Europe6 days ago What Happened to the August 1991 Soviet Coup Plotters?  EurasiaNet5 days ago Demographic Divergence  EurasiaNet2 days ago U.S. Diplomat Burns: Fall Of Soviet Union 'Unimaginable' Until August 1991 Coup  Radio Free Europe1 week ago
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