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· March, 2018

Stories about History from March, 2018

Photos of Japanese Soldiers in the Trenches During the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905

The colorized stereographs provide a fascinating glimpse into a war that in many ways was a precursor to the events of the 20th century.

Hitting a Low Point in the Low Countries

"But I’ve also become Dutch in more insidious ways."

On World Poetry Day, Some Verses Straight From Persia's Heart

"The sadness in my heart, like a mountain/The heart under your chest, like a stone."

From Graffiti to Politics, Anti-Semitic and Neo-Nazi Speech Is Becoming More Visible in Eastern Europe

Activists in the region have been sounding the alarm about increasingly emboldened hate speech against Jewish people and apology for perpetrators of the Holocaust.

How Greek Anti-Nationalist Satire Was Misunderstood as Hate Speech in Macedonian Media

"...the problem is we are so alienated from each other as peoples and as individuals that we are prepared to expect the worst in each other..."

A Suicide Mentality, on the Precipice of War in Northeast Asia

"As North Korean defectors have reported, there's a possibility that Kim Jong Un’s forces might employ kamikaze tactics if they see that their country cannot withstand attacks by the US."

In Armenia, ‘When You Have a Good Pigeon, You Get Great Respect’

The competitions last for weeks, with each pigeon getting his or her own day to fly.

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