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Faces of Chernobyl: Remembering the tragedy
International Business Times India

The Faces of Chernobyl: A documentary on the nuclear disaster

one of the four reactors at the Chernobyl nuclear power station on the Ukraine-Belarus border (then part of the USSR) exploded during a routine systems test. The blast and subsequent fire that continued for 10 days discharged vast amounts of ... International Business Times UK, 2 days ago
Faces of Chernobyl: Remembering the tragedy 30 years on International Business Times UK, 1 week ago
BBC

How Chernobyl shook the USSR

The disaster at Chernobyl three decades ago came at a time when the rigid foundations of the Soviet system began to be challenged at various levels. First, there was the new Soviet leader who, as the joke had it at the time, was the first in a ...
 BBC2 days ago It's hot: Chernobyl now a tourist zone  KTXS-TV3 days ago
Firstpost.com

How one giant leap by Dipa Karmakar has transformed the aspirations of tiny Tripura

It really was the summer of 69, when Indian gymnast Mantu Debnathwon a gold medal for the first time in the India-USSR cultural exchangeheld in Russia. Debnath hailed from Tripura, tucked away in India's northeastern frontier.Back in Debnath's home ...
 Firstpost.com3 days ago How a giant leap by Dipa Karmakar bolstered the ...  Firstpost.com3 days ago
Irish Times

Euro Moments: Ronnie Whelan shins it to win it against USSR

Stunning volley caps off an exceptional Irish performance in Hannover at Euro 1988 Euro 1988: Ronnie Whelan's goal v USSR June 15th 1988 Is there an Irish person in their mid-30s or older who can't close their eyes and picture it to the last ...
 Irish Times3 days ago
Sputnik

China Can Learn From USSR's Mistake of Trying to Integrate With West

Most recently, the Chinese newspaper suggests , the Western mainstream media's attacks have been focused onPresident Putin's creation ofa National Guard, withspeculation that the unit's formation portends serious domestic challenges forthe ...
 Sputnik6 days ago
US News & World Report

Watch: ARCHIVE VIDEO: The Global Response to the Chernobyl Disaster in 1986

: The U.S. denounces the U.S.S.R. for concealing details of the disaster, while Europe deals with
 ABC News2 weeks ago Chernobyl, Fukushima were preventable  Russia Today2 days ago Q&A: Recalling Chernobyl, 3 Decades Later  US News & World Report3 days ago CHERNOBYLS AFTERMATH  Emirates-Business.ae3 days ago
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When US armed forces sought to master spiritual powers

The US military-industrial complex believed in the necessity to beat the USSR at the game of psychic warfare. In the 1970s, reeling from the impact of the Vietnam War ending in its precipitous withdrawal, the US armed forces went through a period ...
 Sunday Guardian Live1 week ago
Mid Day

Russia celebrates 55 years since first human space exploration

Russia on Tuesday celebrated its first human space exploration programme launched by the former Soviet Union (USSR) 55 years ago. On the12th April 1961, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to fly to space and orbit the Earth in ...
 SABC2 weeks ago 10 interesting facts about India's first satellite Aryabhata  Mid Day1 week ago SpaceX Falcon and the $30m Moon Shot people  Asia Times Online1 week ago This Day In 1961: The First Human Into Space  Universe Today2 weeks ago
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BBC

[Watch/Read] The Worst Nuclear Test: How USSR Nuclear Tests Affects Million Of People's Lives

Little Boy and Fat Man, the entire world will always dread these two names, these are the only nuclear bombs that have ever been used for warfare in the history of mankind. In August 1945, during World War II, the United States had dropped these ...
 The Logical Indian2 weeks ago The world's worst nuclear disaster  BBC2 days ago World's worst nuclear catastrophe commemorated 30 years later (WARNING: DISTURBING IMAGES)  Catholic Online2 days ago VIDEO: The world's worst nuclear disaster  BBC2 days ago
Rediff.com

Stalin used secret lab to analyse Mao's excrement: ex-USSR spy

Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin spied on 'Chairman' Mao Zedong and other world leaders in the 1940s by analysing their excrement to construct psychological portraits, a former Soviet agent has claimed. Former Soviet agent Igor Atamanenko claims to have uncovered this unusual project while doing research in the archives of the Russian secret services. The secret lab was headed by Stalin's henchman Lavrenti Beria. Under this, special toilets were allegedly installed for the Chinese Communist Party ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Joseph Stalin used secret lab to analyse Mao Zadong's excrement: Ex-USSR spy  DNA2 months ago
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