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The History of Latvia

The History of Latvia

“The United States cannot afford to be the policemen of the world anymore” – Donald Trump “And he uses the Nato alliance almost as a transactional business alliance. To think that the baltics could pay up that kind of money for protection is simply never was in the cause.” – Christiane Amanpou Ever since the …

Brief History of the Royal Family

Brief History of the Royal Family

1066! The start of the royal family on these fair isles. Well, there were kings and mini countries before that and druids before that, and Pangaea before that, but we have to start somewhere and a millennia ago is plenty far — if that leaves out Æthelred the Unready, so it goes. William the Conqueror, …

From spy to president: The rise of Vladimir Putin

From spy to president: The rise of Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin has been ruling Russia since 1999. In that time he’s shaped the country into an authoritarian and militaristic society. He successfully invaded two of Russia’s neighbors and strengthened ties with Syria and Iran. He’s intent on pushing back against the Western world order… and it appears to be working. [Vladimir Putin, 17 years …