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The Saddest Place: Beslan Plus 9

Nine years ago the siege of School Number 1 in Beslan, North Ossetia ended in disastrous circumstances with 336 people killed, almost two hundred of them children. The mundane ramshackle ruins of the gutted school buildings are deeply affecting reminders … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Republika Srpska!

Milorad Dodik, President of the Republika Srpska entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina, held a ’20th birthday party’ for the entity on 9 January 2012. That was the date that Radovan Karadzic and the rest of the leadership of the Serb Democratic Party … Continue reading

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