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· June, 2010

Stories about History from June, 2010

30 June 2010

Russia: Moscow's Female Poplars

Czech Republic: Dr. Milada Horáková's Death 60 Years Ago

Belize: Mayans Win Right to Land

Barbados: White Elephant

World Cup 2010: Who's to blame for Nigeria's performance?

Nigerian football fans were dismayed Tuesday when the team's final chance of advancing in the 2010 World Cup evaporated in a 2-2 tie with South Korea. In the blogosphere, disappointment...

Taiwan: Fly, Wen Gui Hospital, Fly!

29 June 2010

Japan: The Hero, Sakamoto Ryoma

Confident, charismatic, and ever so dashing, Sakamoto Ryoma has always been one of Japan's favorite historical figures. Since NHK started to broadcast the historical drama series Ryōmaden ('The Legend of...

Angola: Once Upon a Time in Roque Santeiro

The development experienced by Luanda holds one of the most frequented commercial spaces in the city. The Roque Santeiro Market, that generates thousands of dollars a day, to account, is...

27 June 2010

Hungary: Pál Schmitt, a Presidential Nominee

Turkey: Jazz and the Russian Revolution

Malaysia: Historic jail demolished

Despite the protest of concerned citizens, artists, and historians, the Malaysian government has decided to demolish the 115 year old Pudu Jail, a historical landmark in Kuala Lumpur. Bloggers react

21 June 2010

Russia: Flaws and Pitfalls of the Subsidized “Social” Internet Plan

RuNet Echo

Gregory Asmolov examines the potential of the Russian government's two new initiatives that aim at reducing the digital divide in the country.