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Cal Thomas: Humiliation nation(s)

...had blessed in Jerusalem."Well, bless my soul, as the saying goes. No doubt several communist leaders in the former Soviet Union had mothers who went to church and took their sons with them - until faith became a drag on upward mobility in the...

...catastrophic repercussions" on the entire region.Thousands of foreign fighters, including hundreds from the former Soviet Union, are fighting against Assad's forces in different parts of Syria, mainly on behalf of the Islamic State, which...
Barbara Larson

...between 1991 and 1994 which focused on delivering antibiotics and other medications to the most needful areas of the former Soviet Union, and returned, to Magadan in the Russian Far East, in 1996-1997 to work in the hospital there, teach, and...
Area girls hockey grows

...was borderline USA vs. Russia?" Sheldon said, referring to the 1980 Olympic gold-medal game between the former Soviet Union and the United States. "The first two games we won 1-0 and 3-1," he said. "The other team we played against...
Russia inspiring new Rotaract clubs in Alaska

...and Rotary Clubs not allowed in the former U.S.S.R. With the end of the Cold War, and the opening of the former Soviet Union to free enterprise, Rotary Clubs on the Peninsula were the first to sponsor new clubs in Russia. Today there are...
There?s music afoot!

...visitors every year. Near Homer, the community of Nikolaevsk was settled by Russian Old Believers fleeing the former Soviet Union. Natalia Girard and Zlata Lund sing during the spring program of Russian folk and classical music May 16 and 18, 2003...
International passenger traffic continues to drop in Anchorage

...longer-range planes, the threat of Alaska volcanos, and the Asian economic flu. After the Berlin Wall collapsed, the former Soviet Union opened its airspace to international flights, offering a shorter route between Europe and Asia. At the same time...
Kenai Peninsula College isolated island nation, rebuilding its quality of life following the collapse of cheap oil, supplied by the former Soviet Union. The movie shows how communities pulled together, created solutions, and thrived in spite of their decreased...
Nuclear power?: State energy expert says questions remain

...said. In 1979 the Three Mile Island power plant suffered a partial meltdown; in 1986 the Chernobyl plant in the former Soviet Union suffered the world's worst nuclear disaster. What's being considered in Alaska, she said, wasn't the dangerous...
Dec. 11, 2001 Juneau Empire managing editor Steve Reed takes stock during tough times

...War-era ambivalence. For me, everything became clear when I spent two years living in a totalitarian state (the former Soviet Union) and 15 months living in a socialist democracy, (the United Kingdom). At that point, I knew that constitutional...


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