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18 September 2018

  The world’s biggest country, in a magazine. Since 1956.


Author: The Editors

Nov/Dec 2017
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Summary: The disappearance of Raoul Wallenberg remains just that. But need it be?


Raoul Wallenberg was a Swedish diplomat stationed in Budapest who saved tens of thousands of Jews in the later stages of World War II. He used his consular powers to issue papers for Jewish families, enabling them to flee Nazi-controlled Hungary, and he sheltered people in Swedish buildings. He is considered a hero by many, and yet the fate of Wallenberg remains a mystery to this day – more than 70 years after the events took place. What is more, repeated attempts to shed light on his life and death have been hindered by the Russian security services, most recently this fall.

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