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The New Blue Curtain

30 April 2003 VELKE SLEMENCE, Slovakia–Friday afternoon. The old settlers in Velke Slemence, a village on the border with Ukraine, move around slowly on bicycles. Unusually small, multiethnic-looking dogs cross their paths. Across the border, in the Ukrainian village of Malije Slemenci, it looks as if the war has just ended. Even the dogs are […]