Photo Gallery: Russia's War of Contradiction
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Photo Gallery: Russia's War of Contradiction

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Stolen Triumph Russia Revisits Pivotal Role in World War I

At the beginning of World War I, Russia was a member of the Triple Entente, which went on to win the conflict. By then, however, the Russian czarist empire had vanished and the war was swept under the historical rug. Putin is now bringing it back.