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2011-03-01 11:55:00

MOSCOW, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of his 80th Birthday, Mikhail Gorbachev announces the establishment of The Mikhail Gorbachev Award "The Man Who Changed the World", which will mark the outstanding achievements of individuals whose contribution to the development of global civilization, culture, social science and technology has changed the world we live in for the better. On March 30th 2011, Mikhail Gorbachev will be announcing the winners of the inaugural The Mikhail...

2009-11-04 15:25:22

More than 200 experts on GM and non-GM coexistence will converge on Melbourne next week as part of the GMCC-09 conference.

2008-08-13 18:00:23

We all respect the governor's experience garnered during three visits to China as he explained a "language problem" regarding a Mandarin version of the expression "human rights." He stated it "really means personal empowerment." Yet hundreds of thousands of Chinese are still in what they euphemistically call "re-education camps." Millions more have died or just disappeared during the years of ongoing dictatorial oppression.

2008-08-05 09:00:19

By Mike Pride When communism crumbled, the world perspective of a generation crumbled with it. For more than 40 years, all of us born just after World War II had filtered international events through the prism of the struggle between communism and capitalism.

2008-08-04 21:00:09

MOSCOW. Aug 4 (Interfax) - Alexander Solzhenitsyn was "a man with a unique life story whose name will remain in the history of Russia," former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev in an interview with Interfax. "Severe trials befell Solzhenitsyn, as they did millions of other people in this country.

2008-08-04 06:00:03

Various figures of Russian political and public life have paid tribute to Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn who died late on 3 August, Russian news agency Interfax reported on 4 August.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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