Stories about History from November, 2015
Nord-Ost Siege Survivor Remembers Captivity After Paris Attacks
With the tragic attacks in Paris earlier this month, many Russians are now remembering how bullets and bombs littered their own capital thirteen years ago.
Social Media Movements Encourage Indian Women to Wear Their Saree Proudly
From #100SareePact to #SareeNotSorry, Indian women are celebrating the traditional garment online.
Inside Big Brother: How Russians Created the ‘Red Web’
In a special report for RuNet Echo, Darya Luganskaya speaks to Andrei Soldatov about his new book with Irina Borogan about the past, present, and future of Russian Internet censorship.
International Tribunal Reopens Indonesia's ‘Forgotten Genocide’
The Indonesian government is accused of orchestrating an anti-communist purge that killed at least half a million people. What kind of reconciliation is possible today?
Old Photos Show How the West Perceived Japan
Adolfo Farsari's hand-painted photos provide a glimpse of how Europeans regarded the country just a few decades after the end of that country's period of isolation.
Bhutan's Legendary Fourth King Turns 60
"Thank you Your Majesty,.... For being the role model with the hallmark of simplicity For being a far sighted and visionary leader"
Narcodata, an In-Depth Data Journalism Project That Contextualizes the Drug War in Mexico
Using easy-to-comprehend, interactive visualizations, Narcodata tells the story of how the cartels were born, who their leaders are, the conflicts among them, their geographic expansion and their known crimes.
November 9 in Germany: A Day for Surmounting Physical and Cultural Walls
1918, 1938, 1989. 9 November is a significant day in German history. This year, it was hijacked by the far-right PEGIDA movement.
The Remarkable, Forgotten Story of How a Soviet Town Disposed of Its Dead
RuNet Echo presents translations two popular texts, one by Sergey Parkhomenko, about how a Soviet town reacted to the discovery of a mass grave in 1979.