Daily Archives: June 11, 2011

After 90 Years, a Dictionary of an Ancient World

June 6, 2011 http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/07/science/07dictionary.html?ref=science By JOHN NOBLE WILFORD M. Spencer Green/Associated Press Martha Roth, dean of humanities at the University of Chicago, and Gil Stein, director of the Oriental Institute there.   Ninety years in the making, the 21-volume dictionary of … Continue reading

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BBC Russian radio hits the off switch after 65 years

EUROPE 22 March 2011 Last updated at 21:44 ET By Steven EkeEditor, BBC Russian Service At the end of this week, the BBC’s Russian Service will close its radio frequencies for good. The Russian Service began broadcasting to the Soviet Union in … Continue reading

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