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Feb 10, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

How Russia hits back at slights over WWII victory

In this Wednesday June 22, 2011 file photo, lanterns fly over one of the Soviet WWII war monuments marking the heroic resistance of the Soviet Army against the surprise Nazi German attack during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of Nazi invasion in the town of Brest, 360 kilometers southwest of Minsk, Belarus.

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Fri Feb 07, 2014

Pravda

CNN thoughtfully insults memory of war heroes

CNN published the list of world's ugliest monuments on January 24th. The list included the monument called "Courage" in the city of Brest, Belarus, that was opened in memory of the fighters killed in the Great Patriotic War.

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Weekday Magazine

CNN Apologizes For Calling Russia's Brest Memorial One Of World's Ugliest

CNN has apologized for what it called the "unintended offense" caused by an article that included a revered World War II monument in Brest, Belarus, on its list of the "world's ugliest monuments."

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Fri Jan 24, 2014

CNN

The world's ugliest monuments

"Courage" possibly indicating what it takes to gaze upon this bulging concrete Belarusian who looks either very angry or just constipated.

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Related Topix: Belarus, World News, Toledo, OH, Travel

Sun Nov 10, 2013

Ynetnews

Begin monument erected in Belarusian hometown

One hundred years after he was born in the Belarusian city of Brest, Menachem Begin , the sixth prime minister of Israel, was commemorated with a memorial in the city center last week.

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Related Topix: Belarus, World News, Shimon Peres

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