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· July, 2009

Stories about History from July, 2009

29 July 2009

Belarus, Russia: Bloggers React to Graphic Chechen War Video

On July 3, Belarusian blogger Tatsiana Elavaya posted a provocative video showing the assassination of captive Russian soldiers by Chechen guerrillas during the 1999 war in Chechnya. The video had...

Bermuda, Haiti: Standing Up

Bermuda, U.K.: Missed Celebrations

Haiti: What Happened to Pierre-Antoine?

Russia: Oleg Yankovsky

24 July 2009

Egypt: “Fifty-seven years after the coup and we still are not able cope”

On the 57th anniversary of their revolution, Egyptians are still evaluating and debating how this historic event that started with the military coup d’etat has changed the their lives, and...

Jamaica: Mento Master Missed

22 July 2009

Cambodia, Thailand: ilovethailand website sparks controversy

The recently launched website ilovethailand.org is causing a stir online. Thailand's Prime Minister announced that the website is intended to restore the country's image and unify the nation in light...

China: On Eclipses and Astronomy in Chinese history

Controversial Thai Prime Minister website

Colombia: On Independence Day