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'Ten days that shook the world'

October 1917 (1928) a.k.a Oktyabr is on today only, at the Gaborone Film Society, 7 pm at the A/V Centre at Maru a Pula School. At 6:30 pm before the film starts there will be a reception by the Russian Embassy. It will be followed by "Earth" on April 12, and on the April 19, the Maitisong Festival film, Le Concert (a joint French, Russian and Romanian movie). The fourth film in the festival is Ashik Kerib on April 26.

Sergei M. Eisenstein's third film, that is also known as Ten days that shook the world, is on eight months of the Bolshevik Revolution in Petrograd from February through October 1917.

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Shame on the Police!

According to a press statement from the police, unidentified armed men attacked on duty police officers at the station in the early hours of Tuesday.During the attack, the suspects stole 14 riffles, five pistols and an undisclosed number of ammunition.Although unconfirmed, it is alleged that the suspects were just carrying knives and axes, which they used to scare the men and women in uniform before they took them hostage to help themselves to...

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