(via Ukrainian Separatists Lift Soviet Tank, Howitzers from Local Museum)
In case you needed a reminder that history is just fossilized life, look no further than Ukraine, where the past has been quite literally and rudely revived. The city of Donetsk has been caught up in a pro-Russian separatist uprising for months, occupied by insurgents who have declared the area the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). After taking over an arts nonprofit last month, members of the DPR militia have now turned to the city’s war museum — but rather than squat there, they’ve stolen from it.
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(via Ukrainian Separatists Lift Soviet Tank, Howitzers from Local Museum)

In case you needed a reminder that history is just fossilized life, look no further than Ukraine, where the past has been quite literally and rudely revived. The city of Donetsk has been caught up in a pro-Russian separatist uprising for months, occupied by insurgents who have declared the area the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). After taking over an arts nonprofit last month, members of the DPR militia have now turned to the city’s war museum — but rather than squat there, they’ve stolen from it.

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(via Marketing the Great War)
When the United States joined the Allied forces in 1917, the mind of the American citizen was almost as much a battlefield as Europe was. Despite the government’s justification of the war — the fact the German military was sinking American ships and plotting a Mexican take-back of Texas — many citizens felt just as hung-up about their involvement abroad as they do today.
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(via Marketing the Great War)

When the United States joined the Allied forces in 1917, the mind of the American citizen was almost as much a battlefield as Europe was. Despite the government’s justification of the war — the fact the German military was sinking American ships and plotting a Mexican take-back of Texas — many citizens felt just as hung-up about their involvement abroad as they do today.

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(via Two Exhibitions Capture Life in the Caucasus)
TBILISI, Georgia — This week in Tbilisi, there are two exhibitions worth checking out. They make a nice pairing for an afternoon, as the first deals with public memory while the second is a very intimate examination of hidden experience. Both are singular in that they reflect life in the Caucasus region yet have universal relevance.
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(via Two Exhibitions Capture Life in the Caucasus)

TBILISI, Georgia — This week in Tbilisi, there are two exhibitions worth checking out. They make a nice pairing for an afternoon, as the first deals with public memory while the second is a very intimate examination of hidden experience. Both are singular in that they reflect life in the Caucasus region yet have universal relevance.

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