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· May, 2011

Stories about History from May, 2011

19 May 2011

FSU: Deportations of Crimean Tatars and Soviet Colonialism

Mozambique: Portuguese, the Language of Mozambicanness

In Mozambique, while national languages have been introduced into the education system, the decision to ratify the new accord on the Portuguese language is being debated. Global Voices brings together...

Cape Verde: Creole and Portuguese Languages, an Unofficial Pair

On the day that Portuguese speaking countries celebrate the Day of Portuguese Language and Culture, in Cape Verde the status of Crioulo, a mother tongue and unofficial national language, is...

France: Anti-Racism Group Expelled from Slavery Commemoration Event

13 May 2011

May 11, 1981: 30 Years Ago, Bob Marley and François Mitterrand

Ukraine: The Untold Story of the Victory Day Clashes in Lvov

RuNet Echo

Russian television footage this week showed hooded young Ukrainians attacking World War II veterans, giving Nazi salutes, and chanting nationalist slogans. As they ripped St. George ribbons from people's shirts,...

10 May 2011

USA: Native Americans Take Offense at Osama Nickname

For the United States government, "Geronimo EKIA" (Enemy Killed In Action) is the code for Osama Bin Laden's death. For many Native Americans, however, comparing their folk hero Geronimo to...

Macedonia: Alleged Photos of New Alexander the Great Monument