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1918: Assassination Attempt on Lenin  
Russia had been a country in turmoil, in the chaos of civil war ever since November 7th, 1917. Since the successful putsch, Vladimir Iljitsch Lenin has been consistently expanding his dictatorial system of government under the leadership of the Bolshevist Cadre party. Opposition was suppressed by radical means.

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1797: Mary Shelley
1988: WomenÂ’s Quota introduced in the SPD
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30.8.2016 Italy's coastguard: 6,500 migrants rescued off Libyan coast in one day
The central Mediterranean route has witnessed a surge in migrants since the so-called Balkan route was closed. More than 3,000 migrants have died this year attempting the perilous journey.
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Who was Mary Shelley's mother?
  Mary Wollstonecraft
  George Sand
  Virgina Wolff