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comment What did education look like in occupied countries during WW2?
This question is closed. And... Who is supposed not to know Russian here? The topic starter definitely does.
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comment What did education look like in occupied countries during WW2?
@Felix Goldberg this article says they printed 37 kinds of school texbooks overall. almavest.ru/ru/favorite/2011/03/29/194
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comment What did education look like in occupied countries during WW2?
This article says that immediately after occupation everybody should hand over all Soviet school textbooks: almavest.ru/ru/favorite/2011/03/29/194
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comment What did education look like in occupied countries during WW2?
Definitely in Ukraine they printed new school textbooks that glorified Hitler.
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comment Were some Yugoslav “nationalities” more pro-Axis/Allied than others during World War II
@Bregalad Poland was more allied with Hitler to invade Czechslovakia
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comment Were some Yugoslav “nationalities” more pro-Axis/Allied than others during World War II
@Bregalad the USSR was never part of the Axis, it is anti-Soviet propaganda.
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comment Why did Britain place naval mines in their own Channel in WW2?
When one puts mines there are usually passages which allow moving through them given a mine field map.
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comment Did the USSR invite other astronauts of Apollo 11 besides Armstrong?
@DrZ214 it seems to me that a deist cannot be bible-believing because bible's authority is based on revelation and church doctrine. So deist cannot be a member of a church. May be it would be better to change the phasing from atheist to non-religious.
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comment Did the USSR invite other astronauts of Apollo 11 besides Armstrong?
@DrZ214 Does "deist" mean non-religious?
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comment Was it possible for Gorbachev to save the country in the 1980s?
I can try to answer this question.
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comment Why did modern “Romania” remain the most “Roman” part of the Balkans?
In 617 the official language of Byzantine Empire became Greek. So how it can influence preservation of Latin? Also, you assertion the "perts of Greece" were included in the Empire is rediculous: the Byzantine Empire was exactly known as "Greece" at the time. In the Byzantine-controlled Italian areas there was a huge influence of Greek on local (Latin-derived) language. It included other areas of Eastern Europe as well. So, -1
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comment What was the opportunity cost to bombing the rail lines to Auschwitz?
I think it was usually claimed by the critics that it would be better to bomb the gas chambers themselves rather than the railroad.
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comment How did religions interpret rainbows before science explained it?
In Slavic and Baltic languages it is: "raduga" (Russian, "joy-thing") "весёлка" (Russian dialectal, Ukrainian, "joy-thing"), linksmỹnė (Lithuanian, "joy-thing").
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comment How did religions interpret rainbows before science explained it?
It does, actually. "planeta" means wandering in Greek and there in no such Slavic root.