“I knew if I stopped or sat down, that would be the end of it. I was just determined to make it to that finish line.”
The Price of Gold
The Legacy of Doping in the GDR
Reunited Germany inherited many East German champions who had not only broken records in track and field, but also in the forced consumption of steroids. Twenty years later, German sports are only now beginning to recover.
Ukraine has always been invaluable to Russia as a ready source of gain. For centuries, the fertile black earth of the Eastern European plains was cultivated by peasant farmers who led a traditional way of life attached to their patches of land. When Stalin came to power in 1924, he instigated a reign of terror in the Ukraine that ranks among the foremost of his crimes against humanity. Over the next few years, he imposed a ruthless policy of collectivization. The kulaks’ land was sized for state farms and they were forced to work their own land as state employees. Many rebelled and were shot. In 1928, Stalin piled on the pressure by increasing the kulaks’ taxes at the same time as requisitioning ever-larger quotas of grain. Continue reading
updated June 2019
This is how to get rid of the “supported post” that placing ads on tumblr timeline in firefox:
- First you need to have installed the Adblock plus extension.
- Click on the Adblock plus icon, at the upper right corner of your screen and click at the “gear” icon from the menu.
- A new page appears with blocking options. Just check mark the first two and have unchecked the third one as shown in the screenshot below.
no need to save, no filters, nothing; just close the tab and you are fine.