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This week in 1991, the Russian Federation officially seceded from the Soviet Union, one of the many events that took place that year contributing to the breakup of the Soviet Union. Today we highlight Satellites, Jonas Bendiksen’s journey through the lesser-known outer regions of the former Soviet Union. TRANSDNIESTER—Crows circle a statue of Lenin in front of the Supreme Soviet building, 2004.
Book of the Week
RFK Funeral Train
by Paul Fusco
Thirty-nine years ago this week in Los Angeles, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated. A funeral train carried his body from New York City to Washington, D.C. In RFK Funeral Train, Paul Fusco documents the funeral train procession. Despite the hot weather, hundreds of thousands of people stood along the train tracks waiting to pay their respects.
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