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30 Years: Strategic Defense Initiative — A Controversial Legacy

Declaring the US was lagging the Soviet Union in the nuclear arms race, President Ronald Reagan launched the wildly ambitious Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) to render Soviet ballistic missiles impotent and obsolete. It was envisioned as a ..., 51 minutes ago

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Untold story of Nazir Torekulov, first Soviet diplomat in Jeddah

JEDDAH: Kazakhstan, an important Central Asian country, became independent after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. However, Saudi Arabia's connection with Kazakhstan dates much further back — to 1927, when a prominent Kazakh was ...
 Kazinform11 hours ago Untold story of a Soviet diplomat in Jeddah  Arab News1 day ago

Pentagon chief calls Russia out over 'nuclear saber-rattling'

Russia could be more willing to deploy nuclear weapons today than the Soviet Union ever was during the Cold War, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has warned. Speaking at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota near the Canadian border yesterday, he ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago Russia Preparing For War? Moscow Conducts Emergency Nuclear Drills  International Business Times18 hours ago World War 3: Russia conducts huge nuclear war drills involving 40 millionpeople  Brief hours ago Russia unveils image of its terrifying Satan 2 missile  NewsGrio4 hours ago

[Ticker] Orban rejects 'Sovietisation' by EU

On the 60th anniversary of Hungary's 1956 uprising against the Soviet Union, prime minister Viktor Orban has said his country must stand up to Europe's "Sovietisation" and defend its borders against mass migration. We don't want an alliance of free ...
 EUobserver1 day ago Sovietization  Before It's News10 hours ago Hungary must defend borders amid refugee influx: Premier  Pars Today1 day ago Hungarian Premier Again Opposes EU on Immigration  ADVFN India1 day ago

MINISTRY OF NATIONAL ECONOMY OF HUNGARY : We can only build a successful country if we preserve the legacy of 1956

After the Soviet Union had invaded Hungary in 1956, Canada gave shelter to some 40 thousand Hungarians, and compared to the number of total population no other country has become the second home of so many persecuted Hungarians, Minister for ...
 4 Traders1 day ago Sixty years after Hungarian refugee crisis, how things have changed  International Business Times UK1 day ago Sixty years ago, violence erupted  Look Local2 days ago

In the USSR, life was boring

I have realized the main problem of the Soviet Union. In the USSR, as it turns out, life was boring. There were no wars with neighboring republics, no separatism, no ethnic cleansing, no raids, no economic crises, no criminal gangs - boredom at its ...
 Pravda1 day ago

Now Ukraine's delusional politicians say Soviet Union started WW2

Bryan MacDonald is an Irish journalist, who is based in Russia Kiev is trying to re-write history to create the impression that Ukraine was uniformly a victim of a Russian-controlled USSR. This is simply not true. The old shared state wasn't ...
 Russia Today2 days ago

MI6 No regrets says man who helped double agent George Blake to escape

Spy who worked for Soviet Union while at MI6 climbed the wall at Wormwood Scrubs in 1966 with help of three former inmates Exactly 50 years ago, on 22 October 1966, one of Britain's most notorious double agents escaped from prison. With ministers, ...
 The Guardian3 days ago
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Ex-POW calls for Japan-Russia probe into fates of former Soviet prisoners (2016/10/20)

A 95-year-old former Japanese prisoner of war (POW), who was sent to a labor camp in the Soviet Union after World War II, urged Japan and Russia to launch a joint investigation into the fates of the hundreds of thousands of Japanese people held in ...
 Mainichi Daily News5 days ago

Explainer: The Non-Aligned Movement in the 21st century

When the Cold War started in the mid-twentieth century, the two world powers - the Soviet Union and US - responded by organising their allies into rival military alliances. The US founded the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) , and shorter-lived ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
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