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Stockholm’s strategic Cold War stronghold

The archipelago’s southernmost island was once home to a terrifyingly intricate – and nearly invisible – system of state-of-the-art military installations. Only a few survive.
Read more… 19 December 2014

Visby, Sweden’s summertime haunt

In-the-know Swedes head to Gotland, a secluded island 90km east of the mainland, to reconnect with their country’s medieval roots and Viking heritage.
28 June 2013

Beyond the Headlines

Sweden’s Nobel gift to the world

In an ironic twist, an inventor of destructive explosives went on to create the world’s most prominent prize for peace, forever changing Sweden’s role in the intellectual universe.
Read more… 13 July 2012

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