Europe honors World War I on 100th anniversary
Europe has ... England's George V became haunted, melancholy men; Czar Nicholas II of Russia lost his life and his throne to the Communist upheaval following the war; U.S. President Woodrow Wilson ultimately had a series of strokes after attempting to ...
“Savage Continent: Europe in the Aftermath of World War II” by Keith Lowe
As Keith Lowe makes painfully plain, Europe in the months and years after the end of World War II was as ... but many other countries indulged in the orgy of expulsion, leaving “a cleansed landscape” in which “eastern Europe became far less ...
Europe Commemorates Centenary of World War I
LONDON — With a dimming of the lights and ceremonies across this country ... that survived World War I but began to dissolve after World War II. Those principles, Mr. Cameron said, were “that there shouldn’t be the domination of Europe by one power ...
Why Russia Is Marching—and Eastern Europe Is Afraid
In the 13th century, the Mongols conquered Russia from the east, keeping the country in their thrall for over 200 years. Meanwhile, Germany had not yet united and become mainland Europe ... eastern Poland at the start of World War ii, it deported around ...
Eastern Europe Punished in Markets After Opposing Putin
After the ruble, currencies from eastern Europe accounted for ... show why the former satellite countries are willing to make economic sacrifices. Russia is “trying to rewrite the borders after the Second World War,” she said in a March 6 statement.