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When inDecember 1979, the Soviet Union had tointervene inAfghanistan tostop the country turning intoa haven forfundamentalist terror groups, the collective West accused Moscow ofaggression and a land grab. Sanctions were imposed, the 1980 Moscow ... Sputnik, 2 hours ago

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West Initially Not Interested in Soviet Union's Collapse - Ex-Soviet FM

STOCKHOLM (Sputnik) Pankin was the only Soviet ambassador toopenly oppose the GKChP duringthe putsch in1991. "The West— if we talk about, say, the United States, Germany and France— was not initially interested inthe collapse ofthe Soviet ...
 Sputnik4 days ago West German spies knew of planned Soviet invasion in 1968  Prague Monitor2 days ago Soviet dissident Prokhorova speaks about 1968 invasion in Prague  Prague Monitor14 minutes ago Victims of 1968 invasion remembered outside Czech Radio seat  Prague Monitor2 days ago
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On Aug. 24, Ukraine celebrates its 25th year of emancipation from the Soviet Union. It would seem that after so many cruel years subjected to Russian subjugation that Ukraine would indeed be free. However, we see that Vladimir Putin has no ...
 Miami Herald34 minutes ago Ukraine sheds Soviet past on 25th year of independence  Yahoo! Singapore11 hours ago Soviet Union Coup in 1991 Triggered Ukrainian Independence - Ex-Ukrainian Leader  Sputnik4 days ago

[Noah Smith] Why ideologues so rarely admit that theyre wrong

Communism would have worked, if the Soviet Union had only tried it for real. I must have heard this argument a dozen times from die-hard leftist friends. Marxist economists such as Richard Wolff and Stephen Resnick even wrote a book making exactly ...
 Korea Herald17 hours ago Being an ideologue means you're always right  Japan Times1 day ago

Uzbekistan Shuts Border With Kyrgyzstan Ahead of Independence Day

BISHKEK (Sputnik)— Uzbekistan is preparing tocelebrate the 25th anniversary ofits independence fromthe Soviet Union onSeptember 1. "Starting fromAugust 22, Uzbekistan has closed crossings atthe Kyrgyz-Uzbek border," a spokeswoman forthe Uzbek ...
 Sputnik1 day ago Kyrgyzstan Says Uzbek Border Guards Entered Disputed Territory  Radio Free Europe1 day ago #Uzbekistan Shuts Border with #Kyrgyzstan Ahead of Independence Day  Al Intiqad1 day ago

Russia Marks 25th Years Since Failed Soviet Coup

Russians are marking the 25th anniversary of a coup attempt which heralded the demise of the Soviet Union. A group of eight hard-line Communist leaders on Aug. 19, 1991, seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In ...
 ABC News4 days ago What the failed 1991 Soviet coup meant for today's Caucasus  Groong4 days ago Only half of Russians remember the 1991 failed Soviet coup - poll  EuroNews4 days ago Soviet-Era Dissidents Decry Moscow's Rejection Of A 1991 Putsch Commemoration  Radio Free Europe4 days ago

What Do Young People Remember About The Soviet Putsch?

The breakup of the Soviet Union began with a failed coup attempt by hard-line Communists in August of 1991. When RFE/RL asked dozens of young people living in the countries of the former Soviet Union what they know about the putsch, most of them ...
 Radio Free Europe5 days ago Demographic Divergence  EurasiaNet1 day ago What Happened To The August 1991 Soviet Coup Plotters?  Radio Free Europe4 days ago U.S. Diplomat Burns: Fall Of Soviet Union 'Unimaginable' Until August 1991 Coup  Radio Free Europe1 week ago

Athletics - First Soviet Olympic champion Ponomareva passes away

By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW (Reuters) - The first Olympic champion in the history of the Soviet Union, the discus thrower Nina Ponomareva, has died at the age 87, the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) announced on its website ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland4 days ago Olympics-BMX-Womens individual semifinal results  Reuters UK4 days ago First Soviet Olympic champ Nina Ponomareva dies aged 87  Tass.ru4 days ago AFP - athletics-Oly-RUS-Ponomareva OBIT  Namibia Press Agency4 days ago

How The Soviet Union's Secret Weapon Ultimately Unhinged The GOP

Our major secret weapon is to deprive you of an enemy, said Georgi Arbatov, director of the Soviet Academy of Sciences' Institute for U.S and
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Who was to blame for the collapse of the Soviet Union?

On 17 th March 1991 a majority of Soviet citizens (76 per cent) voted in a referendum to preserve the USSR. This declaration of the people's will was consigned to history, as in reality everything turned out exactly the opposite: several months ...
 Pravda4 days ago 25 Years Later: Remembering the Collapse of the Soviet Union  Wilson Center4 days ago 25 years after 1991 coup, Russia wallows in Soviet nostalgia  Digital Journal4 days ago 25 years after coup, Russia wallows in Soviet nostalgia  Daily Nation3 days ago
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