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The inside story of Chernobyl during the Russian occupation.

The Russian troops had expected their “special operation” to be brief. Soldiers had brought scant supplies: one admitted that he’d packed only a single uniform, because he thought he was on a training exercise. Some asked Semenov where they could buy cigarettes. “They said, ‘Why are there no shops near here?’ I said, ‘This is a restricted zone!’ They didn’t understand where they were.”

Great read about Chernobyl under Russian occupation during the recent invasion. Where senior staff had to keep up quite a balancing act in order to save lives and avoid disaster.

Linked on the 29th of May, 2022 Details

Window art in World War 1.

During the first world war, Parisian shop owners would place lines of tape across their windows to avoid flying glass in case of a nearby bombing or explosion. It turned into something of a design contest as they started creating…

Published on the 11th of October, 2021 Read full post

Live Aid: The Terrible Truth

I didn’t know this. Live Aid’s real effect on the ground was far from positive.
Linked on the 19th of November, 2017 Details