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02/09/2015 - 12:04
Oliver Sacks, the eminent neurologist and writer garlanded as the “poet laureate of medicine”, has died at his home in New York City. He...
13/07/2015 - 22:08
Who better to discuss the latest flare-up in relations over Ukraine? Alarmingly, given his long observation of the interplay between Russia...
27/06/2015 - 13:33
In March 1999, Mr Primakov attempted to prevent Nato strikes against Yugoslavia. He famously ordered his pilot to turn around midway across...
03/06/2015 - 18:42
“John’s remarkable achievements inspired generations of mathematicians, economists, and scientists who were influenced by his brilliant,...
07/05/2015 - 23:16
Я плохо разбирался в тех тонкостях генетики, которые при мне часто обсуждались. Меня интересовали военные дела Рапопорта. На вопросы он,...
09/12/2014 - 14:12
During the Cold War, the Reichstag—its cupola wrecked, its walls bullet-pocked—was an abandoned relic in the no man’s land of central...
15/11/2014 - 14:52
In the LHC, which is awaiting relaunch with twice the power in spring next year, elementary particles are smashed together at close to the...
10/11/2014 - 13:02
Turning to the demand of many Israelis for Palestinians to recognize Israel as the Jewish state, Peres said: “Is the Jewish character of...
31/08/2014 - 12:54
Dubin's role in both pollsters proved instrumental, having supervised until 2012 Levada Center's key department that handled socio-...
18/04/2014 - 17:27
The story behind this was, of course, half-miraculous. The eldest of 11 children, “Gabo,” as he was universally called, was born to a...
13/06/2013 - 17:14
After each of these deaths, there was a rebirth. In the wake of the Holocaust, Kaniuk came back to life and worked as a sailor on the boats...
04/10/2012 - 13:51
Hobsbawm wrote about a wide range of historical issues, from the history of prisons to anarchists and social bandits, he wrote of the lives...

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