Between 41-42 Stalin uprooted ethnic minorities, such as Greeks, Finns etc., because he suspected them of being “potential Nazi collaborators”
US nuclear war plans called for the destruction of the Soviet Union & China as “viable societies”
"There are dangerous trends - they are all in plain sight. I would single out two. They are the disregard for international law and the militarization of world politics"
August 23 was chosen to coincide with the date of the signing of the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact, a 1939 non-aggression pact between the USSR and Nazi Germany
"I was just looking for firewood when I found the bottle"
The Soviet Union beat the United States to the punch in almost every category of space exploration, except one...
A crazy Cold War story
No one was able to accurately predict the potentially frightening effects of the explosion...
Significant changes in American foreign policy and a shifting world order have brought changes at a meeting once known for its unity
It was arguably the single most impressive feat of naval engineering in history