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The Cambodian genocide was caused by Khmer Rouge party leader Pol Pot's attempt to eliminate anyone potentially opposed to his proposed system of labor in a federation of collective farms, according to World Without Geno... More »

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Major themes of Chinese Cambodian movies include Khmer legends, as seen in "Pos Keng Kang" (The Snake King's Wife), and the terror and hardships endured by Cambodians under the Khmer Rouge and during the Cambodian Genoci... More »

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Prach, Bochan Huy and Ch'hom Nimol are popular Khmer musicians. Phnom Penh had a thriving music scene before the genocide of the 1970s. Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge regime killed many musicians during his reign in the 1970s, an... More »

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Boris Yeltsin led the opposition to the Communist coup attempt against the government of Mikhail Gorbachev in 1991. Although Gorbachev was Yeltsin's political rival, Yeltsin saw that the Communist hardliners in charge of... More »

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