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Maria Bucur

that he started to kick me with both feet, with all his strength. In my stomach. In my ribs. Oh, I thought he was going to kill me. But they don't kill you. They just torture you. They bring you to that point where you hate yourself and you hate your

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Sensory Perception of Rock Art in East Siberia and the Far East

Soviet Archeological “Discoveries” and Indigenous Evenkis

Donatas Brandišauskas

Everyone who had ever had a chance to be in places outlined in the monograph knows, what kind of strength, dedication and desire to overcome one's limitations a person needs just to see these monuments [rock art] since the location of them often are

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“Amongst Affectionate Female Friends”

Same-Sex Intimacy in Nineteenth-Century Polish Correspondence

Natalie Cornett

strength;—with the lively affinity, that she actually has for me, I can surmise at how incomparably further, and more freely she could go, if her gift would be to prop herself up on the arms, on the thoughts of a beloved one. You will understand me fuller

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Arsen’ev’s Lament

A Century of Change to Wildlife and Wild Places in Primorye, Russia

Jonathan C. Slaght

when he described Russian hunting these episodes were framed more as acts of heroism or feats of strength. 15 For example, Arsen'ev met a villager in Fudin named Kashlev, revered for how many tigers he had slain, and also extolled the Pyatyshkin and

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Masculinity on Stage

Dueling in the Greek Capital, 1870–1918

Dimitra Vassiliadou

his own life for his homeland, 42 embodied values and qualities that privileged physical strength, aggressiveness, toughness, and robustness, 43 performed on the battlefield and elsewhere, for instance, in sports 44 or on the field of honor. The

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Drawing Stereotypes

Europe and East Asia in Russian Political Caricature, 1900–1905

Zachary Hoffman

Britain's John Bull strikes a harsher image, however. He wears an evil smile, and though he has a large belly, we are told that his rotund chest does not contain a heart. Moreover, he “perpetually suffocates” weaker nations to show his strength. 27 Among

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Roads versus Rivers

Two Systems of Spatial Structuring in Northern Russia and Their Effects on Local Inhabitants

Kirill V. Istomin

European time zone and to move the time zone border to somewhere between Salekhard and Nadym. This shows that the roads as the space-structuring factor are gaining strength and even attain some degree of political influence. What is more important, they

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Elaine MacKinnon

fighting to get Olga acquitted of a terrorist charge, which enabled her to be released on time in 1946. 68 Olga emphasizes that while she was in the camps, she worried over her mother's health, but she also derived spiritual strength, comfort, and even

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Amir Khisamutdinov

strength is weakening. I may only have a few more years left to live. Therefor I want to direct all my energy to that goal. Several scholars who accompanied Arsen'ev on his expeditions denounced him for not participating but at that time he was not

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Adriana Zaharijević, Kristen Ghodsee, Efi Kanner, Árpád von Klimó, Matthew Stibbe, Tatiana Zhurzhenko, Žarka Svirčev, Agata Ignaciuk, Sophia Kuhnle, Ana Miškovska Kajevska, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Marina Hughson, Sanja Petrović Todosijević, Enriketa Papa-Pandelejmoni, Stanislava Barać, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Selin Çağatay, and Agnieszka Mrozik

interviewee reported, “Nobody does anything anymore without a reward. People are no longer as good or kind. Everybody seems stressed out, nervous. They do not have the strength to work with one another, as they barely solve their own issues. The richer one