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“Kremlin” or when the Stasi banned a Swiss board game

Urs Hostettler with the German and Japanese versions of his board game Kremlin. Dominik Landwehr In the 1980s, a board game poked fun at the Kremlin’s clandestine activities. He had found followers in Switzerland, Germany, the USA, Japan – and, it seems, at the Russian embassy in Bern. The state security of the GDR did …

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“Kremlin” or when the Stasi banned a Swiss board game

Urs Hostettler with the German and Japanese versions of his board game Kremlin. Dominik Landwehr In the 1980s, a board game poked fun at the Kremlin’s clandestine activities. He had found followers in Switzerland, Germany, the USA, Japan – and, it seems, at the Russian embassy in Bern. The state security of the GDR did …

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Euro 2022: long banned, English women’s football takes revenge

The English Football Association ruled in 1921 that “the practice of football is totally indecent for women and should not be encouraged”. On this day, “the FA effectively prohibits all affiliated clubs from lending their lands to women’s teams or providing them with technical or human assistance”, specifies Laurent Grün, teacher at the University of …

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