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On Russia-China Border, Selective Memory of Massacre Works for Both Sides

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VERKHNE-BLAGOVESHCHENSK, Russia — The crime scene is a riverbank from which Russian Cossacks drove thousands of Chinese to their death by drowning in the Amur River 120 years ago. On a nearby hill stand a bronze memorial statue and a concrete Orthodox cross.These memorials are not there to mourn the victims. …

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