World War II

The construction of a 2018 World Cup stadium, background, is seen behind the Battle of Stalingrad memorial, foreground, in Volgograd, formerly Stalingrad, about 900 kilometers (550 miles) southeast of Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. Nazi shells and Soviet soldiers' bodies are all part of the job for Sergei Kamin, who oversees construction of a 2018 World Cup stadium in Volgograd _ formerly known as Stalingrad. The regional governor hopes Germany could be drawn to play in the city during the World Cup as a symbol of peace.(AP Photo/James Ellingworth)
August 25, 2017 - 7:05 am
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Sergei Kamin knows exactly what to do if his workers find a bomb from the Battle of Stalingrad. "The first procedure is surprise. The second procedure is fear," he jokes. Step three is to call in the specialists. Kamin is directing construction of a stadium for next year's...
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The construction of a 2018 World Cup stadium, background, is seen behind the Battle of Stalingrad memorial, foreground, in Volgograd, formerly Stalingrad, about 900 kilometers (550 miles) southeast of Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. Nazi shells and Soviet soldiers' bodies are all part of the job for Sergei Kamin, who oversees construction of a 2018 World Cup stadium in Volgograd _ formerly known as Stalingrad. The regional governor hopes Germany could be drawn to play in the city during the World Cup as a symbol of peace.(AP Photo/James Ellingworth)
August 25, 2017 - 3:48 am
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Sergei Kamin knows exactly what to do if his workers find a bomb from the Battle of Stalingrad. "The first procedure is surprise. The second procedure is fear," he jokes. Step three is to call in the specialists. Kamin is directing construction of a stadium for next year's...
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May 08, 2015 - 5:53 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Kendall Hoyt, Dartmouth College (THE CONVERSATION) War and disease have marched arm in arm for centuries. Wars magnify the spread and severity of disease by disrupting populations. As...
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