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Tax cheaters took billions from Ukraine

...Bloc, counterintelligence playbook," said Vince Houghton, curator of the International Spy Museum in Washington. East Germany's intelligence service, for example, kept transparent furniture in a chamber at its embassy in Rome.Klymenko denied...
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...Blair wins America's second gold medal at the Winter Olympics in world-record time, beating Christa Rothenburger of East Germany by .02 seconds in the 500-meter speed skating.1990 - Lionel Simmons scores 27 points to move into fourth place...
Missy Franklin wins record 6th gold at swim worlds

...Libby Trickett, who did it in 2007.Franklin also joins Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz, Australia's Ian Thorpe and East Germany's Kristin Otto as the only swimmers to capture as many as six golds at either worlds or an Olympics.Quite a club...
Missy Franklin heads off to college with 6 gold medals

...Otto won six golds at the 1988 Seoul Olympics - an accomplishment since clouded by revelations of rampant doping in East Germany - and Thorpe claimed a half-dozen victories at the 2001 worlds. Now, there's Franklin.She completed a grueling...
Today In Sports History

...the U.S. in the marquee relay. Their final time cut more than a half-second off the old record of 41.37 run by East Germany in 1985.2012 - Maurice Purify catches a record 7 touchdown passes and the Arizona Rattlers win the Arena Bowl 72-54...
Two Lives (Zwei Leben)

Now Playing Synopsis: After the fall of the Berlin Wall, a woman born in Norway during World War II to a Norwegian native after a tryst with a German occupying soldier is forced to confront her secret past when she's asked to testify about her time as a "war child" in East Germany, and these revelations threaten to destroy the happy life she has built as an adult living in Norway. ~ Rovi Cast: Juliane Köhler, Liv Ullmann, Sven Nordin, Ken Duken Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

West pines for Cold War clarity

...number of residents of the former East Germany and other Eastern bloc nations...the initial euphoria, many in East Germany and the other Iron Curtain countries...huge public relations blunder for East Germany in particular and communism in...
New adult nonfiction on the shelves at Juneau libraries

...Schalansky opens her review of 50 remote islands with the story of her introduction to armchair travel as a child in East Germany. Betrayed by the impermanence of political atlases, she lavished her attention on geographic maps and found herself...
Give ANWR to the conservationists

...can best be used. If politicians were better able to allocate resources than market actors, then West Germany, not East Germany, would have collapsed, and the Soviet block, not the Western block, would have won the Cold War. The dispute over...
Reagan stood up to communism

...of detente, the Soviets gobbled up more and more real estate across the planet, from Poland, Vietnam, Ethiopia, East Germany and Yugoslavia to China, Cuba, El Salvador, North Korea and Grenada. Nonetheless, it wasn't just the usual suspects...


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