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PCV Profiles: A different time in Afghanistan

...previously insignificant Afghan Communist Party. This takeover was followed in the late '70s by an invasion by the Russian army. Afghanistan has been either on, or close to, the front pages of the world press ever since." Smetzer recounted...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-11-04/pcv-profiles-different-time-afghani
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This Day in History

...took place during the Crimean War as an English brigade of more than 600 men, facing hopeless odds, charged the Russian army in the Battle of Balaclava and suffered heavy losses. In 1951, peace talks aimed at ending the Korean Conflict resumed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102504/sta_20041024046.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...toll of several hundred thousand lives, to seize the city. American air raids in Vietnam proved pointless, and the Russian Army suffered setbacks in Chechnya. Serbs see NATO and the Americans as aggressors against whom they are defending their...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052799/Ope_column.shtml
This Day in History

...Airport; a near-simultaneous attack on French forces killed 58 paratroopers. In 2002, gunmen seized a crowded Moscow theater, taking hundreds hostage and threatening to kill their hostages unless the Russian army pulled out of Chechnya.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102307/sta_20071023010.shtml
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This Day in History

...took place during the Crimean War as an English brigade of more than 600 men, facing hopeless odds, charged the Russian army and suffered heavy losses. In 1918, the Canadian steamship Princess Sophia foundered off the coast of Alaska; some...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102507/sta_20071025008.shtml
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Stand by our country's principles

...perspective. This country has supported groups in the past that were considered terrorists by the opposing side, the White Russian army post-1917 revolution, for example. In more recent times, the Contras, and in Kosovo, the Kosovo Liberation Army...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031306/let_20060313006.shtml
Opinion
War and a woman with children

...Hoepfners lived. As the war ended in May 1945, 10 million German refugees facing starvation and trying to escape the Russian Army fled west. Millions of slave laborers freed by Allied armies roamed the countryside looting and looking for food...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022011/nei_788140071.shtml
Neighbors
Can't talk peace with bombs falling

...toll of several hundred thousand lives, to seize the city. American air raids in Vietnam proved pointless, and the Russian Army suffered setbacks in Chechnya. Serbs see NATO and the Americans as aggressors against whom they are defending their...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052799/Ope_column.html
Opinion
This Day in History

...took place during the Crimean War as an English brigade of more than 600 men, facing hopeless odds, charged the Russian army during the Battle of Balaclava and suffered heavy losses. In 1951, peace talks aimed at ending the Korean Conflict...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102506/sta_20061025019.shtml
News
My son met the ghost of Marshall Zhukov

...Moscow and later in the encirclement of the German 6th Army at Stalingrad, he also in 1939 was in command of the Russian armies that defeated the Japanese in Siberia at Khalkhin Gol. This is a little understood and appreciated battle fought...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040607/nei_20070406013.shtml
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