‘We got Christmas back’: readers mark 25 years since fall of Soviet Union

After years of food shortages, rising nationalist movements and an attempted coup, Mikhail Gorbachev, the president of the Soviet Union, resigned on Christmas Day 1991. His resignation 25 years ago was the final nail in the coffin of the USSR. To mark the anniversary we asked our readers across the region to share their memories of the monumental events, and to tell us how they felt about the change from a communist, collective system, to a capitalist one. For many readers who got in contact, these memories are tinged with…

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Top 5 Christmas Presents to Give Your Techie Friends

Have you started with your Christmas shopping yet? It is best to plan the gifts that you will give to ensure that the recipient will love it and also to save you some time from shopping. In this article, we will discuss some perfect gift ideas to give to your techie friends for Christmas. Many people love to receive electronic gadgets or techie items as gifts. Why? The fact that we are living in a modern day where everything functions in a touch or swipe or tap of a finger…

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