Richard Nelson's latest play casts a human light on celebrated artists and emigres.Michael Rosen and Natalia Alonso perform in the play directed by David Cromer.(Photo: Paul Kolnik)Story HighlightsThe new play is set in 1948, when Igor Stravinsky ... USA Today, 4 days ago
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There was a famous joke about USSR in the days of Joseph Stalin. A Muscovite is woken up in the middle of the night by ominous knocks on his apartment door. He opens the door to find grim-looking NKVD men (Stalin's secret police) standing outside.Daily Mirror Sri Lanka, 1 week ago
In the Soviet Union, every citizen had to build communism and make the "bright future" closer to the best of the ability. Those who declined to participate became enemies. They did not understand the importance of the changes taking place in the ...Pravda, 2 weeks ago
At the doctor's office this year I had to fill out newly required paperwork that included questions about my race and ethnicity. I chose the "refused to answer" option. I had been classified by ethnicity before in the Soviet Union, where every ...Investors Business Daily, 2 weeks ago
ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin likes to deny that he is taking Russia back to the USSR, but on Wednesday he dusted off another communist relic by restoring a labour medal introduced under Josef Stalin. Russian President ...TheStar.com.my, 2 weeks ago Gas and Diamonds: the Russian-Ukrainian Balance of Power Global Politician, 3 weeks ago Russia pursues hypersonic weapon research Voice of Russia, 1 week ago Vladimir Putin - What lies behind Russia's action man? Irish Examiner, 2 weeks ago
As the Cold War between the USSR and the USA drew down in the early 1990's, organizations/institutions used to fund proxy wars-and destabilization efforts--between the two Empires became exposed. With the Cold War ostensibly over, the corrupt and illegal
As the Cold War between the USSR and the USA drew down in the early 1990's, organizations/institutions used to fund proxy wars-and destabilization efforts--between the two Empires became exposed. With the Cold War ostensibly over, the corrupt and ...Pravda, 2 weeks ago Ricin, Diamonds, and Stingers Dissident Voice, 2 weeks ago
Caroline Latimer Stewart, a daughter of Iris L. Stewart and David B. Stewart of Lakeland, La., was married Saturday evening to Dr. Robert James Colvin Jr., the son of Lynne H. Colvin and Mr. Colvin Sr. of Danville, Calif. The Right Rev. James M.New York Times, 3 weeks ago
All you need is The Beatles: Did they really bring about the downfall of the Soviet Union? : Published on 27 Apr. 2013 11:53 PM IST Print Text Size Did the Fab Four bring down the Soviet Empire single-handed? It's a wonderful thought. State ...Nagaland Post, 3 weeks ago
Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have released two reports that analyse the Kremlin's crackdown on freedom of expression, assembly and association which they say is "unprecedented" in the country's post-Soviet history. Legislative ...International Business Times UK, 3 weeks ago Potentials of Human Rights Groups Should Be Tapped in Fighting Islamophobia IQNA, 3 weeks ago Russia: Amnesty and Human Rights Watch Attack Putin Crackdown on NGOs International Business Times Canada, 3 weeks ago
US food aid in the 70s was not only damaging for the Indira Gandhi government alone, but also raised similar concerns in the US leading Washington to insist there should be no wheat shipments to the USSR by way of loan payments.Times of India, 1 month ago
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