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January 15, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
A helicopter carrying U.N. disaster relief officials crashed in northwestern Mongolia, killing nine people, including an American and four other foreigners, officials said. Fourteen people were injured, 10 of them critically. The Russian-made MI-8 spun out of control about 165 feet off the ground, crashed and exploded in flames, a Mongolian civil defense official said. U.N.
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January 15, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
A helicopter carrying U.N. disaster relief officials crashed in northwestern Mongolia, killing nine people, including an American and four other foreigners, officials said. Fourteen people were injured, 10 of them critically. The Russian-made MI-8 spun out of control about 165 feet off the ground, crashed and exploded in flames, a Mongolian civil defense official said. U.N.
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January 18, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
The State Department said last week that the United States is moving toward an agreement to establish diplomatic relations with Mongolia, an Asian ally of the Soviet Union and one of the most secretive countries in the world. "We are having discussions with Mongolia about normalizing relations," State Department spokesman Charles Redman said Friday. "We are hopeful these discussions will end with the establishment of relations between our two countries in the near future."
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February 9, 1992 | DEAN CONGER, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
Seven centuries ago, the Mongolian hordes of Genghis Khan savagely conquered a big chunk of the world. Today, out of sight of most of the world's press and low on the priority list of most other countries, Mongolia struggles to catch up with the 20th Century. After seven decades of taking orders from Moscow, Mongolia's 2.2 million people, wedged between Russia and China in a rugged and exotic country, are rediscovering their heritage--and battling for economic survival.
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