DNA Fingerprinting - DNA Paternity Testing
Bankruptcy Financial Divorce Other Areas Samples Employment Site Info Miscellaneous DNA FINGERPRINTING - Paternity Testing DNA Fingerprinting is also known as DNA profiling or Genetic Fingerprinting.WHAT IS DNA?DNA is a Deoxyribonucleic acid discovered in 1869 which contains the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms, including some viruses.WHY IS DNA IMPORTANT?DNA profiling is currently been used for identifying criminals or victims and for paternity or maternity tests. Also, DNA fingerprinting is thought to be a sort of personal identifier [more...]
Date: 2010-01-25 08:00:00
Tracing the Tribe: The Jewish Genealogy Blog: DNA: Bennett ...
Discover Jewish history through the lens of DNA testing, with expert Bennett Greenspan, at the Dallas (Texas) Jewish Historical Society, at 7pm, Wednesday, May 26. The program is part of the Society's Harold A. Pollman Lecture Series, at its annual meeting and elections at the Aaron Family JCC, 7900 Northaven Road, Dallas. A familiar favorite at Jewish and general genealogy conferences, his talks always fill to capacity. His presentation will demonstrate the overlap between Jewish DNA found in Ashkenazi/Mizrachi and Sephardic populations and will [more...]
Date: 2010-05-25 05:45:00
ISPUB - What's There In Our Genes? A Case For A More Inclusive And ...
We need better reviews, use of both qualitative and quantitative data as well as much more rigorous testing of newer and older models. Only then may we make full use of this large amount of data that has already been collected over the years. What we have described here, for now, presents part of the picture seen from the Indian subcontinent as an example. However, this situation is probably true of other parts of the world as well, perhaps even those areas where it has been assumed that the data is likely to be homogenous. Thus, even biological anthropologists need to add new sensitivities [more...]
Date: 2010-10-07 04:39:48
Booker Rising: Sierra Leone: The Ancestral Home Of Dr. King ...
Sign up to Booker Rising's RSS feed to receive updates in your feed reader or sign up with your email address below to receive the updates via email! Tests were done on their sons (which tests patrilineal genetic markers, or about 1% of a male's total genome). From Sierra Express Media (Sierra Leone): "Martin Luther King III, son of civil right leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Julius Garvey, who is the son of Marcus Garvey, are the latest African Americans to trace their DNA roots to the Mende people of Sierra Leone. Grey's Anatomy star Isaiah Washington became the first [more...]
Date: 2010-09-30 17:11:00
Date: 2010-08-24 15:05:04
Onur the NEC Flim Flam Man
The following is not directly related to Hippocrates/Lynn, but since their "take" on the Italian issue is similar to Onur trying to Turkify/Levantify S.Italians (and Greeks, etc.), there is some relevance. Regarding (essentially self-described) “causasoidist” “Onur”(*) and the “DNA Tribes” nonsense, a small number of forensic STRs cannot give accurate results for ancestry determination. If you look at credible population geneticists in the literature, you’ll see that they use hundreds of thousands of SNPs and/or a smaller number of SNPs demonstrated to be highly informative [more...]
Date: 2010-09-14 23:10:00
Evolution News & Views: Time Aping over Human-Chimp Genetic ...
Darwinists often cite similarities in non-coding DNA as evidence of chimp-human common ancestry. Yet the Time article explains that non-coding DNA has function--perhaps holding the functions responsible for the differences between humans and chimps: Those molecular switches lie in the noncoding regions of the genome--once known dismissively as junk DNA but lately rechristened the dark matter of the genome. ... "But it may be the dark matter that governs a lot of what we actually see." Though the article still asserts much of the genome is junk, Richard Sternberg and James A. Shapiro wrote [more...]
Date: 2006-10-04 18:02:26
Staats Surname DNA Project
The Staats genetic genealogy project began in August 2008 with the purpose of discovering as many Staats lineages as possible and learning if and how they are related. Some of the objectives of the project are: Determine if there is any relation between Jan Pieterszen Van Husum (a.k.a. Jan Pieterszen Van Huysen) of Husum, Denmark (now Germany) and Abraham Staats (a.k.a. Abram Staes) of Amsterdam, Holland - who both immigrated to New Netherland(New York) in the 17th century. Visit the objective page and see the results! Help participants fill in the gaps in their genealogical research by [more...]
Date: 2010-07-25 21:07:41
Dr. Colleen Fitzpatrick on DNA and Forensic Genealogy
Please join us tonight at 7 p.m. at the Duke Homestead Visitor’s Center for a talk by Dr. Colleen Fitzpatrick. Colleen Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., is the author of two of the best-selling books in genealogy. She has been featured on NPR’s Talk of the Nation radio program (July 2005), and has written cover articles for Internet Genealogy (June 2006), Family Tree Magazine (April 2006) and Family Chronicle (October 2005). Colleen writes a regular column for Ancestry magazine. Her book Forensic Genealogy has been widely recognized for its innovative forensic science approach to genealogical [more...]
Date: 2010-10-06 13:53:38
Ancestral DNA Testing « : Blisstree - Serious Health and Wellness ...
using DNA testing for other more legitimate reasons, such as for improving their health. Anyway, Carolina A. Miranda of Time Magazine is the latest to delve into her ancestry using ancestral DNA tests. Today at least half a dozen companies will, for about $200 a pop, take your spittle, analyze the heck out of it and tell you who and what you are. The tests are popular among adoptees, armchair genealogists and high school seniors praying that a link to some underrepresented ethnic group will help get them into the Ivies. Already a card-carrying minority, I thought a test might help me figure [more...]
Date: 2006-08-28 20:54:21
No link between genetic ancestry, asthma response in African ...
Genetic testing was done on DNA isolated from a single blood sample. "This is one of the first studies to use genetic ancestry to help clarify whether response to medication differs from race or ethnic groups," says Keoki Williams, [more...]
Date: 2010-09-29 07:00:00
Is DNA Testing in America Today Reliable?
DNA is acquaint with in practically all section of not solitary the being group except in entirely source of revenue things. The DNA is stored in the nucleus, which is regarded in the function of the understanding concentrate of the cell, in addition to proviso all DNA were threadbare commencing its spaghetti comparable makeup it would stand up near so far above the ground being a man. DNA is time and again referred headed for in the same way as the molecule of heredity, what this DNA is liable representing the genetic reproduction of a large amount inherited traits. This is why DNA testing [more...]
Date: 2010-10-09 07:08:15
Ancestry – Native American Genealogy & DNA Testing - Indian Blankets
For those who feel they have Native American heritage, or come from a long line of tribal families, DNA testing can help to determine their genetic background in relation to the Native American genes. Although this testing can help people learn more about their lineage, the modern tribes of today usually require that people have at least one grandparent or great-grandparent who was Native American. If people cannot prove this, regardless of DNA testing, many tribes will reject them nonetheless. Many people are just truly interested in their family’s heritage and background, and may also [more...]
Date: 2010-04-20 07:02:21
Don't Judge Too Quickly « Today's New Reason to Believe
Many people regard shared DNA sequences as the best evidence for evolution and common descent. But, as this recent work from UT Arlington demonstrates (along with other studies), there are other mechanisms beside common ancestry that can introduce the same DNA sequences in organisms unrelated via common descent. These types of studies indicate that evolution’s best evidence may not support it at all. Horizontal gene transfer could be a consequence of some other type of mechanism, like parasite-mediation. It is interesting to note that the same transposons appear in tarsiers and squirrel [more...]
Date: 2010-09-30 19:00:12
Black People : DNA by Ancestry admixture test
OK, this is a personal thread really, but if anyone has time to post a reply I’d be really greatful… I think I remember someone on Destee posting results they got off this test – not sure how many other people here might have had this done… Anyways I sent off for my results a couple of weeks ago and have another couple at least before I get any results… Now this is a question for those of you with some expertise in this genetics stuff – exactly what does the test result prove? I’d originally thought it would basically give me an idea of the proportions in my ethnic background [more...]
Date: 2010-10-10 04:47:06
How to Maximize Free DNA Testing
DNA testing has not been limited to the study of the human gene, but has also included that of our beloved canines. DNA testing centers for dogs are open to identify the breeds and ancestry of our pets. Free DNA testing also shoots from legal cases with proceedings done underway. DNA testing for these circumstances can include not only the victim and possible suspects but also other individuals present at the crime scene. Some legal reasons that require DNA testing are for alimony or patrimony reasons. In these cases, the genetic markers are looked into to determine, for example, the [more...]
Date: 2010-05-03 22:41:52
Date: 2010-09-28 10:58:33
Australian Aborigines Were Once Indians - Study
Dr Raghavendra Rao worked with a team of researchers from the Anthropological Survey of India to sequence 966 complete mitochondrial DNA genomes from Indian 'relic populations'. He said, "Mitochondrial DNA is inherited only from the mother and so allows us to accurately trace ancestry. We found certain mutations in the DNA sequences of the Indian tribes we sampled that are specific to Australian Aborigines. This shared ancestry suggests that the Aborigine population migrated to Australia via the so-called 'Southern Route'." The 'Southern Route' dispersal of modern humans suggests movement of [more...]
Date: 2010-10-08 03:08:00
Black People : DNA by Ancestry admixture test - Black People ...
Now this is a question for those of you with some expertise in this genetics stuff - exactly what does the test result prove? I'd originally thought it would basically give me an idea of the proportions in my ethnic background as in how many % black, native American etc that I am. Now I've become a little confused by the fact that apparently siblings can end up with different results - does this mean the test is really determining your own individual mix - I've heard tell of white sperm and black sperm coming from a mixed father, but have no idea if that's scientifically possible. I've also [more...]
Date: 2010-10-10 03:31:48
The Genetic Genealogist | Family Tree DNA Reaches 500000 DNA ...
HOUSTON, February 9, 2009 (For Immediate Release) – Family Tree DNA (http://www.familytreedna.com), the world leader in genetic genealogy, announced today that it received its 500,000th DNA test order for genealogy and anthropology purposes. This number of historic significance includes Family Tree DNAâ€™s own customers as well as the public participation samples in National Geographic and IBMâ€˜s Genographic Project (www.nationalgeographic.com/genographic), which are also processed by Family Tree DNA. Founded in April 2000, Family Tree DNA was the first company to develop the [more...]
Date: 2009-02-13 00:51:59
DNA Dimensions: Metro Detroits source for Ancestry DNA testing
And as the groups branched out, their DNA evolved to have signature features. Your genetic code contains these signature features which reveal your ancestral heritage. You'll discover what percentage of your DNA that can be traced to [more...]
Date: 2010-01-02 00:37:05
Ancestry DNA testing in Australia
You will be connected genetically to perhaps such groups as Sub-Saharan, Native American, East Asian or European. Some terms you will come across in your ancestry DNA test: Mutations in DNA A mutation is a permanent change in which the DNA sequence is somehow altered; with these changes come actual changes to the person or to traits. A very short note on mutations; mutations are of course not always harmful- some mutations are very important and very beneficial and enable us and enabled our ancestor to survive in the conditions they lived. Haplotype: A Haplotype is a group of closely linked [more...]
Date: 2010-08-13 10:30:52
Family Tree DNA Announcement on Family Finder
Population Finder determines the percentages of different ancestries that comprise your genetics by matching your DNA data from the Family Finder test against data from multiple populations from around the world**. Based on your DNA, Population Finder will assign your sample to 1-4 population groups, giving the corresponding percentages of your genetic makeup. The Family Finder Test lets [more...]
Date: 2010-09-27 17:30:00
Historical Melungeons Latest Posts / Blog Profile
In early 2010, genetic ancestry testing company Family Tree DNA announced that it would begin offering a new genetic genealogy product (see ‚??Announcing Family Finder ‚?? An Autosomal Test From Family Tree DNA‚?ù). [more...]
Date: 2008-03-10 17:58:13
Dog DNA Analysis Kit
I wonder what results would come back if you would use a human bitche’s pee. Tramp? The more you know about your dog’s pedigree, the better you can understand its personality, behavior and potential health risks. BioPet DNA Breed Identification lets you collect your dog’s DNA easily and harmlessly, so you can discover the breeds present within it. Since all cells contain the same genetic material, no matter where it is in the animal, just take a cheek swab to obtain the necessary samples. The procedure is 100% painless and can be performed by you at home. After collecting the DNA [more...]
Date: 2009-12-03 19:04:31
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter: GeneTree is Now Out of Beta
A new Y-DNA genetic test enables individuals to research paternal line connections of a male relative, and complements GeneTree’s existing maternal line mtDNA test. Y-DNA results show ancestry and connections to DNA cousins within the past few hundred years.The opportunity to find and connect with “lost” or unknown extended family members through the world’s most extensive correlated genetic genealogy database is a compelling GeneTree feature. “My 82-year-old mother was almost in tears when I told her we had found a branch of our family that we had lost touch with long ago,” said [more...]
Date: 2009-03-09 18:36:04
Race Doesn't Exist. Or Does It? - Radiolab
Tony Frudakis and his company DNA Print Genomics believe they can identify hair, eye, and skin color and point to the genetic ancestry of test subjects by scanning their DNA. NPR's Nell Greenfieldboyce goes to investigate, [more...]
Date: 2008-11-28 05:00:00
The Spittoon » What DTC Genetic Testing Can—and Can't—Tell You
Unknown genetic factors, as well as environment, are also important. Additionally, because most research is conducted in populations with European ancestry, people from ethnic minorities get limited information from DTC genetic testing. Through its research, 23andMe is working to improve the information that all people can get from their DNA data. Our 23andWe surveys allow everyone to contribute to work aimed at understanding some of the most basic facets of our biology, and have already resulted in the publication of a report in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. Our Parkinson’s [more...]
Date: 2010-08-03 15:58:54
Date: 2010-08-27 03:32:36
A maternity or paternity identification test is conducted to establish whether a person is the biological parent of another person. A test to prove paternity (whether a man is someone's father) is known as a paternity test; a test to prove maternity (whether a woman is someone's mother) is called a maternity test.Although paternity tests are more common than maternity tests, there may be circumstances in which the biological mother of the child is unclear. Examples include cases of an adopted child attempting to reunify with his or her biological mother, potential hospital mix-ups, and in [more...]
Date: 2009-06-24 10:45:00
VIDEO: Jewish DNA – The Kohanim Gene and the Lost Tribes of Israel
Video excerpt from a lecture by Jon Entine (author of Abraham's Children: Race, Identity, and the DNA of the Chosen People) discussing the Kohanim (Cohanim) Gene, also known as the Y chromosomal Aaron hypothesis and how it can help us establish the truth or fiction behind the ten lost tribes of Israel, discussing such groups as Ethiopian Jews and the Lemba tribe of southern Africa. In 2007, Entine published Abraham's Children, which examined the shared ancestry of Jews, Christians and Muslims, and addressed the question "Who is a Jew?" as seen through the prism of DNA. In the lecture, he also [more...]
Date: 2010-09-26 20:03:22
Ancestry – Native American Genealogy & DNA Testing
For those who feel they have Native American heritage, or come from a long line of tribal families, DNA testing can help to determine their genetic background in relation to the Native American genes. Although this testing can help [more...]
Date: 2010-04-29 10:08:17
DNA findings point to royal roots in African nations
Holland attributes his success to GeneTree, a Utah-based DNA testing service that came up with the Cameroon connection. But GeneTree's chief scientific officer, geneticist Scott Woodward, said Williams' case was far from unusual. "This isn't our home run," Woodward told me. "It takes a lot of regular work. But what did do was give us some nice clues and hints about where he should concentrate his efforts. Should he be looking in Cameroon, or should he be looking in Nigeria? That makes a big difference." In fact, previous genetic tests had indeed suggested that Holland's [more...]
Date: 2010-09-09 14:14:55
Genetic DNA Testing, The Use and BenefitsWhat Can I Get In Genetic ...
This method is also similar to genetic testing for ancestry, used to determine what percentage of each race group is present in your DNA. Doing this ancestral genetic test in DNA laboratories or home DNA testing is an efficient service to test your ancestry and distinguish your race history. Prenatal genetic testing may also be used to determine paternity and also to discover a number of diseases or health problems which the child may contact in his lifetime, and this test is done before a child is born. These diseases can be linked to an abnormality of DNA and DNA test is a reliable factor [more...]
Date: 2010-10-05 11:04:53
Long-extinct passenger pigeon finds a place in the family tree (10 ...
With bits of DNA extracted from century-old museum specimens, researchers have found a place for the extinct passenger pigeon in the family tree of pigeons and doves, identifying for the first time this unique bird's closest living avian relatives. The new analysis, which appears this month in Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, reveals that the passenger pigeon was most closely related to other ... No link between genetic ancestry, asthma response in African-Americans [more...]
Date: 2010-10-07 07:00:00
S116/P312 not so much Bell Beaker perhaps Linearbandkeramik?
I was over at Family Tree DNA Forums and a fellow posted this: European Journal of Human Genetics advance online publication 25 August 2010; doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2010.146 A major Y-chromosome haplogroup R1b Holocene era founder effect in Central and Western Europe Natalie M Myres et al. The phylogenetic relationships of numerous branches within the core Y-chromosome haplogroup R-M207 support a West Asian origin of haplogroup R1b, its initial differentiation there followed by a rapid spread of one of its sub-clades carrying the M269 mutation to Europe. Here, we present [more...]
Date: 2010-08-26 10:54:31
Urban Planner: October 12, 2010 - Torontoist
THEATRE: Anyone who's ever pored over a genealogy website or tried to construct a family tree will likely be fascinated by Imprints, the first installation of Theatre Gargantua's Ancestry Project. The multimedia performance focuses on Lily, a woman who unlocks the genetic memory of her ancestors hidden in her DNA. Live music, projections, dance, and video will all factor into the highly physical exploration of Lily's ancestry, and how such factors shape her sense of identity. The Theatre Centre (1087 Queen Street West), 8 p.m., [more...]
Date: 2010-10-12 12:00:00
Adelaide Residents Explore Their Ancient Ancestry With The ...
TheGenographic scientific team are collaborating with indigenous and traditional groups from around the world to analyse and interpret DNA samples. The public participation test is used to test 12 genetic ‘markers’ which reveals the deep ancestral history of the paternal or maternal lineage –dating back over as many as 2,000 generations. The genetic results are kept anonymous, although participants can see their own personal results online. Volunteers from the University of Adelaide, IBM and the Royal Institution of Australia will explain the Project and guide participants through the [more...]
Date: 2010-10-07 02:18:11
European Genetics and Anthropology Blog: Ancient Nordic mtDNA
Despite only focusing on ancient mtDNA (ie. maternal lineages), this Melchior et al. effort dealing with Bronze and Iron Age Scandinavia produces some very useful results. Firstly, it suggests that recent suppositions about a sharp genetic divide between Mesolithic and Neolithic North Europeans might have been premature. Secondly, it shows that the modern southern Scandinavian mtDNA structure probably formed during the Iron Age. The latter point fits with my own theory of an influx of populations heavy in Y-DNA haplogroup R1b into Northern Europe after the Bronze Age, resulting in the [more...]
Date: 2010-08-02 03:58:00
DNA Testing and Genetic Profiles Help Avoid Broken Hearts Polls Reveal
Several states have DNA testing legislation with New York acting earlier this year to warn 31 genetic labs that they are in breach of state regulations and California ordering thirteen laboratories to cease operations. As GINA takes full force it is clear that confidence in the benefits of DNA analysis will grow.” Dr. Carey concluded, “The potential to avoid a broken heart through genetic dating, or a failed heart through early medical intervention is just to tempting to ignore.” The planned research will be carried over the Web and mobile research platform managed by morefocus media. [more...]
Date: 2010-10-01 00:18:04
Newspaper Rock: "Actual Indian" defined
In Jocks Aren't Good Role Models, a correspondent questioned my use of the term “actual Indian.” She thought I was referring mainly to “full-blooded” Indians. No, I wasn’t—not even close. In this blog I’m usually inclusive about whom I label an Indian. The short version of who’s an “actual Indian” is “anyone whom Indians accept as an Indian.” More precisely, when Indians talk about who’s an Indian, here’s what I think they’re talking about—and therefore what I’m talking about. I’d say anyone who meets one or more of these criteria qualifies as an Indian. 1) [more...]
Date: 2008-11-07 07:05:00
Law and Biosciences Blog | Should Mary Carmichael Get DTC Genetic ...
Mary Carmichael at Newsweek is running an interesting week-long series of posts about deciding whether or not to buy DTC genetic testing for herself. Carmichael series She asked me to contribute an “about 300 word” post on “How do I know if I can trust the results and should I be worried about what I might find out?” Monday, I sent her both a 389 word version and a 300 word version. Tuesday, she sent me back a 308 word version for posting, which I accepted. Today (Wednesday), the Newsweek site has posted a 230 word version. Carmichael: Day 3 It captures much of what I wanted to [more...]
Date: 2010-08-04 17:22:14
Technology Review: A Family Mystery, Solved by a Genome
More than a dozen people who have had their genomes sequenced stand on stage in an R&D center near Boston. Billed as the last time all such people might fit in one room before the technology moves into the mainstream, the event doesn't quite include the whole group: actress Glenn Close and South African archbishop Desmond Tutu, among others, didn't make it. But those who did include James Watson, codiscoverer of the structure of DNA; Harvard historian Henry Louis Gates Jr.; entrepreneur Esther Dyson; and a smattering of leaders from gene-sequencing companies. Leaning against a wall at one end [more...]
Date: 2010-08-25 00:00:00
race/history/evolution notes: ASHG 2010: Personal genomics
General results suggest individuals view the relationship between DNA ancestry and race in a more nuanced way than is frequently acknowledged. Test-takers are more knowledgeable about genetics generally. The main motivations for testing are education, entertainment, and curiosity. Results of this study do not support the oft-cited reasons for individuals avoiding DNA ancestry tests, namely fear of results, desire not to know, and privacy concerns. While individuals support use of DNA ancestry tests in research and support personal rights to access such information, individuals generally [more...]
Date: 2010-09-11 07:38:00
Human DNA : Surprisingly Diverse
Human DNA : Surprisingly Diverse Agençe France-Presse 23 November 2006 Source: www.abc.net.au New investigations into the code for life suggest the assumption that humans are genetically almost identical is wide off the mark, and the implications could be resounding. Current thinking, inspired by the results five years ago from the Human Genome Project, is that the 6 billion humans alive today are 99.9% similar when it comes to genetic content and identity. But research published today in the journal Nature suggests we are genetically more diverse. The repercussions could be far-reaching [more...]
Date: 2010-10-08 11:11:33
The Spittoon » Ancestry at 23andMe: What Can You Learn?
Genetic testing is not a concept that most people encounter outside of popular TV shows and so when you hear about services such as 23andMe’s, you might be wondering what exactly it is you’re getting. Even after you’ve signed up and have your data back, you might not know where to start exploring or how to make sense of the wealth of information you’ve just received. Since many people are unfamiliar with genetics and 23andMe offers several unique features, we’ll be presenting a series of posts to help both current customers and the curious reader to understand what you can (and [more...]
Date: 2010-09-16 16:00:43
Date: 2010-08-26 23:05:27
Olive Tree Genealogy Blog: Good Morning America featuring a ...
Lorine McGinnis Schulze I'm an incurable genealogist as well as avid collector of antiques. I have a collection of over 3,000 cdvs (Cartes de Visite) from the Civil War era and am running out of room for all my antique photo albums View my complete profile 12 Months of Finding Ancestors (3) 1837 Rebellion (1) 1861 Canada Census (4) 1881 Census (4) 1891 Canada Census (1) 1911 United Kingdom Census (2) 1930 American Census (2) 25 Most Popular Genealogy Blogs (1) A Huron Carol. Christmas Carols (1) A Y Jackson (1) Abandoned in Australia (4) Abstract Indexes to Deeds (1) African American [more...]
Date: 2010-10-13 02:27:00
DNA test reveals village roots | News | News and events
A simple DNA test could pinpoint a person’s geographical roots to within a few miles, a study suggests.Research by the University has shown that genetic testing can accurately predict the origins of rural people, to within five miles of their family’s home.The team says the findings suggest it may soon be possible to detect the rural roots of city dwellers who have ancestors from different parts of the same country.It has been shown previously that there are genetic differences between populations in different countries.For example, it is possible to predict whether someone is from [more...]
Date: 2010-07-05 10:44:20
Kazakhs Striving to Prove Genghis Khan Descent -- Signs of the ...
Arman Ahmuhanov, a 39-year-old horse trader from Almaty, recently sent a sample to FamilytreeDNA, a company in Houston, after being encouraged to do so by Chingizids' author Gizat Tabuldin. "He said 'If you want to be respected, and you want to know that you are really chingizid , then you have to have real proof,'" said Mr Amerkulov. Genghis Khan's conquest of a vast swathe of Eurasia has made his name synonymous with destruction and brutality in Europe and the Middle East, but in Kazakhstan and Mongolia he is a hero. Since Kazakhstan's independence in 1991, the [more...]
Date: 2010-10-04 17:39:11