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102nd anniversary of the liberation of Baku

Today, September 15, Azerbaijan marks the 102nd anniversary of the liberation of Baku. On this day in 1918, the Caucasian Islamic Army entered the capital of Azerbaijan, defeating the 50,000-strong forces of the Dashnaks and Bolsheviks. …

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Legendary Mehdi Huseynzade

What does it mean to be a hero? Be decisive in action, overcome any circumstances, triumph over fear, defeat any enemy? For sure. But love also lives in the hearts of real heroes. Love for your people, for the Motherland. With this article, we …

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The remote hideout of the World Bank

Shimmering white and gracefully statuesque, the Mount Washington Hotel is a manmade anomaly among the raw wilderness of the surrounding White Mountains in remote northern New Hampshire. As BBC …

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This day in history, August 16 

- The battle of Smolensk between the Russian army and French troops was the first major battle of the 1812 Patriotic War. In the course of a three-day battle in the Smolensk region, Russian troops, repelling attacks by superior enemy forces, did …

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A brief, cautionary, history of Japan-US immigration

Migration policies are often formed at a confluence of many competing forces: local and international labor markets, global trade, media reporting, local political environments, and diplomatic relationships. U.S. immigration policies singling …

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Turkey's ancient city of Aizanoi to be restored

Archeologists on Wednesday began restoration efforts of the ancient city of Aizanoi in present-day western Turkey, Anadolu agency reports. Elif Ozer, an archaeology professor at Pamukkale University, told Anadolu Agency that the team …

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Russia marks Day of Remembrance and Sorrow

On June 22, Russia annually commemorates the Day of Remembrance and Sorrow, when in 1941, 79 years ago, Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union. On June 22, 1941, German troops invaded the Soviet Union’s territory. German …

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Why Germany Lost World War I

While historians will likely continue to debate the ways that Nazi Germany could have won the World War II—a topic that The National Interest …

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