BBC Future - The secret Soviet observatory still spying on space
At the end of a winding road largely populated by itinerant cows and emaciated horses, up a forested mountain 700 metres above sea level, a small but plucky team of scientists is working to save the w...
Video About Soviet Media's Portrait of America Released By CIA
The CIA declassified and released several videos in 2013, including this look at how the Soviet media portrayed the United States featuring cameos of Rambo and Michael Jackson's Thriller translation a...
History of the Republic of China
The History of the Republic of China begins after the Qing dynasty in 1912, when the formation of the Republic of China as a constitutional republic put an end to 4,000 years of Imperial rule. The Qin...
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History of modern Greece
The history of modern Greece covers the history of Greece from the recognition of its autonomy from the Ottoman Empire by the Great Powers (Great Britain, France, and Russia) in 1828, after the Greek ...
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Empire of Japan
The Empire of Japan (大日本帝国/大日本帝國, Dai Nippon Teikoku, literally "Greater Japanese Empire") was a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, empire and world power that existed from the M...
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Scotland in the modern era
Scotland in the modern era, from the end of the Jacobite risings and beginnings of industrialisation in the 18th century to the present day, has played a major part in the economic, military and polit...
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History of modern Serbia
History of modern Serbia or Modern history of Serbia covers the history of Serbia since national awakening in the early 19th century from the Ottoman Empire, then Yugoslavia, to the present day Republ...
Modern history of Syria
Ottoman Syria was turned into the short-lived Arab Kingdom of Syria in 1920, which was however soon committed under French Mandate. From 1938 known as a Republic, Syria gained independence in 1946, e...
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BBC Future - The secret Soviet observatory still spying on space
At the end of a winding road largely populated by itinerant cows and emaciated horses, up a forested mountain 700 metres above sea level, a small but plucky team of scientists is working to save the w...
Ottoman Empire
The Ottoman Empire (/ˈɒtəmən/; Ottoman Turkish: دَوْلَتِ عَلِيّهٔ عُثمَانِیّه, Devlet-i Aliyye-i Osmâniyye, Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically refer...
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Federation of South Arabia
The Federation of South Arabia (Arabic: اتحاد الجنوب العربي‎ Ittiḥād al-Janūb al-‘Arabī) was an organization of states under British protection in what would become South Yemen. It was form...
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Modern history of Wales
The modern history of Wales starts in the 19th century when South Wales became heavily industrialised with ironworks; this, along with the spread of coal mining to the Cynon and Rhondda valleys from t...
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A History of Modern Britain
A History of Modern Britain is a book written by Andrew Marr coinciding with his television documentary series of the same name. It was first published by Macmillan Publishers in 2007 (ISBN 978-0-330-...
Terrorism in Iran
Numerous civilians, including women, children, government officials, activists, secular intellectuals and clerics have been victims of terrorism, or violence against noncombatants, over the course of ...
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The Great Game
"The Great Game" was the strategic rivalry and conflict between the British Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central Asia. The classic Great Game period is generally regarded as running ...
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