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Virginia history textbook full of errors

A Virginia history textbook is being closely scrutinized after a number of glaring errors were found in its pages. Among the mistakes: the claim that 12 states joined the Confederacy, not 11, and that 6,000 soldiers died during the Battle of Bull Run during the Civil War, instead of 22,000. Three

Russian textbooks rewrite history

A new Russian history school textbook, approved by the Putin government, glosses over a lot of truths. The Soviet Union smashed Nazi Germany during the Second World War — the greatest achievement of its people. But that war started in 1939, not 1941, when Hitler’s forces invaded the Soviet Union. In

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