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A Tale of Two Countries

Monday, August 21, 2017

As we mark 100 years since the Russian Revolution, we should also consider another centenary linked to it. In 2017, Finland has been celebrating 100 years of independence from Russia. Finnish independence was officially declared on 6 December 1917 by...

Soldaderas y Revolucionarias

Monday, August 21, 2017

The more eagle-eyed among you will have noticed that we recently updated our blog image and twitter profile picture. When we were asked by the Library's web team to provide a fresh image, we thought long and hard about what...

Recording of the week: being the prize guinea pig

Monday, August 21, 2017

Jonathan Blake on what it was like to be one of the first people in the UK to be diagnosed with HIV

Total eclipse of the Sun

Monday, August 21, 2017

On 21 August 2017, American readers of our Blog have the exciting opportunity to witness a full solar eclipse (some of them may even be able to hear Bonnie Tyler singing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' at the very same...

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