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, Anna Brown, Karen Nystrom, Dave Cooper, and John Sheehan, all fellow members of the Chicago Ensemble of Poetry. According to Smith, the first slam was more variety show than competition. Though all slams vary in format, Smith is considered responsible for key features, including the selection of judges from the audience and cash prizes. Lincoln Park Beaches Lincoln Park is Chicago's largest public park

State Political Directorate

" However, Pavlik's family did not take kindly to his activities: on September 3 of that year, his uncle, grandfather, grandmother and a cousin murdered him, along with his younger brother. All of them except the uncle were rounded up by the GPU and convicted to "the highest measure of social defense" - execution by a firing squad. After the assumption of power by the Bolsheviks, Golitsyn remained in Russia, earning his living by repairing shoes and by maintaining public vegetable gardens. Although he was not occupied with political activity, during the period from 1920 to 1924 he was twice arrested by the organs TO VCHK-OGPU (State Political Directorate), on the suspicion of connection with counterrevolutionaries. After his third arrest (on 12 February 1925), on the decision of the OGPU board of 22 June 1925, he was executed on 2 July 1925, in Leningrad. '''Active Measures''' ( ; 1885, Pavlograd - March 22, 1925) headed the Soviet foreign intelligence service, the ''INO'' of the GPU (State Political Directorate), from 1921 until May 1922, when he was sent to head the GPU in the South Caucasus region where had been involved in the suppression of the 1924 August Uprising in the Georgian SSR. He died in a plane crash near Tiflis (Tbilisi) in unclear circumstances. Mogilevsky was born to Jewish parents in Pavlograd. In 1903 he joined the RSDRP, and in 1904 Mogilevsky was arrested. In 1906 he left Russia for Switzerland where Mogilevsky met Vladimir Lenin who recommended him to be admitted into Bolshevik section of the party. At the outbreak of the World War I he returned to Russia and was a soldier on the front. Mogilevsky participated in the 1917 October Revolution. During the Russian Civil War he was appointed to various positions in the GPU (State Political Directorate). Since May 1922 Mogilevsky headed the Caucausian GPU and was responsible for intelligence in Iran and Turkey. He participated in stifling the August Uprising in Georgian SSR. Mogilevsky was decorated with the Order of the Red Banner in 1924 for his outstanding activities in the suppression of the uprising


with its deep-water anchorage and large maritime facilities. The city's name means "coastal defense" and it is nicknamed ''the Flamboyant City'' because of the many ''Delonix regia'' planted throughout it. History thumb left Hai Phong City Map, 1920 English edition (File:HaiPhong1920.jpg) Haiphong is the home of Lê Chân, one of the female generals under the command of the Trưng Sisters (Hai Bà Trưng) who rose against Chinese rule in the year 43 C.E. Centuries later under the Mạc Dynasty the area earned the appellation ''Hải tần Phòng thủ'' ("defensive coastal area") as it protected the eastern flank of Mac kings' home province. By the 19th century at the end of Nguyễn (Nguyễn Dynasty) Emperor Tự Đức's reign, the Hang Kenh Communal House (Hang Kenh) in what is now the city's Le Chan district was made the administrative seat of An Dương District, restoring its regional importance. Haiphong's Culture. The area by then had developed into a sizable commercial port. At the eve of the French conquest in 1881, a devastating typhoon (1881 Haiphong Typhoon) ravaged the area, claiming up to 300,000 lives. Despite the damages, Hai Phong was developed by the French to serve as Indochina (French Indochina)'s main naval base over the ensuing decades. Following the defeat of Japan (Empire of Japan) in World War II, Vietnamese nationalists agitated for independence against the French return. French forces landed in Hai Phong and encountered resistance which killed three French troops. In retaliation the French ships, among them the cruiser ''Suffren'' (French cruiser Suffren) shelled the city, setting it ablazed, ''Vietnam'' by Spencer C. Tucker, page 47. "On 23 November DebeS delivered an ultimatum to the Vietnamese at Haiphong, ordering them to withdraw from the French section of the city, the Chinese quarter, and the port. He gave them only two hours to reply. When the time was up the French subjected the Vietnamese positions to air, land, and sea bombardment, the bulk of the firepower coming from the three- and eight-inch guns of the French Navy Cruiser Suffren. Only military targets were destroyed and not the Vietnamese quarter as some have claimed. Estimates of the number killed in the shelling and ensuing panic vary widely. Casualties up to 20,000 have been cited. French Admiral Batter later said that no more than 6,000 Vietnamese had died, but in 1981 Vu Quoc Uy, then chairman of the Haiphong municipal committee, told Stanley Karnow that the figure was only 500 to 1,000 dead. Others have put the figure as low as 200". precipitating the First Indochina War. WikiPedia:Hai Phong

South Boston

to Columbus Day, hours vary. Fort tours are conducted by the Castle Island Association in the summer months and there is interpretive signage for self-guided tours. The principal program theme, the History of Castle Island, stresses the role of the fort in harbor defense." Thomas Park Atop the Dorchester Heights hill sits a tall monument commemorating the Patriot battery that drove the British out of Boston


Italians) on the Don and take Rostov (Rostov-on-Don). If successful, this offensive would have trapped the remainder of Army Group South, ⅓ of the entire German army in Russia, in the Caucasus. The Germans set up a "mobile defense" in which small units were to hold towns until supporting armor could arrive. From the Soviet bridgehead at Mamon, 15 divisions—supported by at least 100 tanks—attacked the Italian Cosseria and Ravenna Divisions, and although outnumbered 9 to 1

Kingdom of Serbia

of the International Commission to Inquire into the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars , members of the Narodna Odbrana have committed serious war crimes against the civilian population. Report of the International Commission to Inquire into the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars (p. 169) In Skopje there was a central committee of "National Defense". A population of Skopje called their headquarters "Black House", after the "Black Hand"


brother. All of them except the uncle were rounded up by the GPU and convicted to "the highest measure of social defense" - execution by a firing squad. Economy and history Nyagan is one of the youngest towns in Western Siberia. It was established in 1965 as a forestry center; wikipedia:Yekaterinburg commons:Екатеринбург

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, Tahitians, Hawaiians, Marquesans and Māori (Māori people), are genetically linked to indigenous peoples of parts of Southeast Asia, including those of Taiwan. These two groups together can be called the Austronesians (Austronesian people). According to the standard reference book on nuclear weapon effects by the United States Department of Defense, "For the high-altitude tests conducted in 1958 and 1962 in the vicinity of Johnston Island, the charged particles entered the atmosphere in the northern hemisphere between Johnston Island and the main Hawaiian Islands, whereas the '''conjugate region''' was in the vicinity of the Samoan (Samoan Islands), Fiji, and Tonga Islands. It is in these areas that auroras were actually observed, in addition to those in the areas of the nuclear explosions." Glasstone, Samuel and Dolan, Philip J., ''The Effects of Nuclear Weapons''. Chapter 2, sections 2.144 and 2.145. United States Department of Defense. 1977. Chairman Indian Tea Board (Board of directors) Calcutta *1971 - 1976: High Commissioner of India to Fiji, Tonga, Nauru and other South Pacific (Oceania) countries. Commons:Category:Tonga WikiPedia:Tonga Dmoz:Regional Oceania Tonga


position against reunification with Georgia (Georgia (country)), although he has expressed a willingness to negotiate a peace settlement on the basis of South Ossetia being treated as an independent state (a precondition rejected by the Tbilisi government). Following a tense stand-off with the central Georgian government in July 2004, he claimed "Georgia wants war. But we are ready for self-defense." Prior to the 2006 presidential elections (South Ossetian presidential election, 2006), he stated that the Georgian-Ossetian conflict was not an inter-ethnic, but clearly a political one caused by Georgia’s desire to impose on Ossetians the norms of Western democracy which could not be superior to the Caucasian traditional laws. Commons:Category:Tbilisi

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