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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_Pass_incident: As the SF Chron article asks: how creepy do you want it?

Donald F.B. Jameson; Handled Russian Defectors for CIA - washingtonpost.com: "Just put down Golitsin, it might be right" - Russian history prof Reginald Zelnik

Fraud, intimidation and bribery as Putin prepares for victory | Russia | Guardian Unlimited: Kremlin aides openly acknowledge that their aim is to push smaller parties out of parliament. "We have moved towards the purification of the legislature," said Putin's deputy spokesman, Dmitry Peskov.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergei_Korolev: Background for "The Man From ARPA"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decembrist_Revolt: Pro-democracy activists: be careful about chanting "Constitution" if your autocratic ruler's name is easy to mistake for "Constitution"


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