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Brand XScores of celebrants assembled in Berlin last night in the pouring rain to watch nearly a mile of giant dominoes drop as a stand-in for the Berlin Wall. One thousand giant domino pieces fell in a little less than a minute stretching from the site formerly...
Top of the TicketTwenty years ago today, the Berlin Wall fell, marking the unofficial end of the Cold War. The wall had gone up in the dead of night on Sunday, Aug. 13, 1961, when East German soldiers closed the border to West......
The Swampby Mark Silva On his way to Oslo tonight to collect the Nobel Prize for Peace, President Barack Obama certainly has considered these words as he prepares to deliver his own: "We must ever bear in mind that the great......
Clout StPosted by Ray Long and Michelle Manchir at 3:46 p.m. SPRINGFIELD — House Democrats today failed to muster enough votes to put on the November ballot a new set of ground rules for how lawmakers redraw their district boundaries after......
Louis Vuitton ad shoots for goal with soccer greats Pele, Maradona and Zidane facing off in foosballAll The RageOver here at All The Rage we're consistently in awe of Louis Vuitton's ability to land a mind-numbing assortment of stars from the global constellation of celebrity for its ad campaigns. Some of the more memorable ones featured Mikhail Gorbachev,......
Yegor Gaidar dies at 53; economist oversaw Russia's painful transition from communism to the free marketYegor Gaidar, a Russian economist thrust by the Soviet collapse into the thankless task of molding a plausible free market from the wreckage of communism, died at his home early Wednesday. He was 53. The economist died unexpectedly of a blood clot...
Tags: Moscow (Russia), Obituaries, Parliament, Death, Government
We make fun of Nostradamus and numerologists, but give editors an anniversary and the floodgates open. We're anniversary-ologists, as USA Today might say. Unfortunately, trying to take the pulse of what happened in Eastern Europe in 1989 is more complex...
KTLA NewsBERLIN -- Chancellor Angela Merkel and former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev crossed a former fortified border on Monday to cheers of "Gorby! Gorby!" as a throng of grateful Germans recalled the night 20 years ago that the Berlin Wall gave way to their...
Artists showing works in the international exhibition at Glendale's Silvana Gallery of Fine Art and Crafts have produced contemporary pieces using a wide range of media — sculptures in wood, bronze, clay or copper, paintings in oil, acrylic, or...
Tags: Music, Moscow (Russia), Animation (genre), Arts, Painting
Culture MonsterThe Russian National Orchestra, a miracle of perestroika, was founded by Mikhail Pletnev 20 years ago. The first orchestra in Russia with no state support, it broke all the rules. It was an orchestra with no tradition, led by a......
Top of the TicketC-SPAN's Greatest Hits! And more!! The public service network unveils a searchable, vast video archive going back to 1987....
Twenty years ago this December, President Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed the only treaty in history that eliminated an entire class of weapons -- shorter- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles. The treaty commonly referred to as...
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