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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Aug. 17, 2015: Soviet War Memorial, Berlin

PHeymont ·
  A quiet place, in a peaceful park in Berlin hardly seems connected at first sight to the horrific fighting that took place all over Berlin in the final days of World War II. But it is a memorial to 80,000 Soviet soldiers killed in that battle...
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The Space Race from the Soviet Side Displayed at London's Science Museum

Travel Rob ·
There's an exhibition at the London Science museum called Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age." It has technology that put the first dog, man and woman into orbit on display and most of it has never seen outside of Russia,   There...
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Exploring the Baltic Coast. 2) Riga, Latvia

Linguists on the Loose ·
  Riga was our second destination in the Baltic; we spent a week in Riga in mid-June, arriving the week of the Janus festival celebrations. It was a fantastic week to be in Riga; there were pop-up art and cultural exhibits, concerts and Latvians...
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