'What the effects of the tragedy will be, is at present impossible to say,' wrote The Christian Science Monitor in its June 29, 1914, report on the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, which precipitated World War I.
The Russian Orthodox church, responding angrily to Madonna's sympathy for the embattled Pussy Riot punk rock group, charged that 'this little singer is openly mocking our laws.'
Popular sentiment about the trial of Pussy Riot, a band accused of profaning a Russian Orthodox altar, has shifted amid dismay over the women's harsh treatment. Putin has now weighed in.
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The connections of the old Habsburg Empire have reappeared, post cold war, but regional identity has not.