Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has run the formerly Soviet country since 1994, but his latest victory, following a Potemkin election on August 9, may be the beginning of the end for the man European media …
In the Soviet Union, it was called the “samizdat.” Our equivalent here in the States will have the victory.
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During the Soviet era, “samizdat” referred to the clandestine copying and distribution of literature banned by the state. Since official news sources were little more than communist government propaganda, samizdat was …
The onetime leader of the Soviet Union made an unlikely appearance in an expensive commercial shot on location in Moscow. But Gorbachev had one condition: He wouldn’t actually eat any pizza.
A coronavirus patient in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia stood outside gloating to reporters about his treatment at a local hospital — before he was dragged back inside by panicked staff, according to a …
Soviet ZIS limos, Latvian RAF vans, Russian Moskvitch sedans and more at this excellent Baltic museum.
An Old Soviet Joke
Submitted by Michael Every of Rabobank
An old Soviet joke
Lo and behold – there has been another delay to the “phase one” US-China trade deal!
It didn’t happen in October.
Seven months before the USSR dissolved, a Soviet TV show called The Fifth Wheel aired an unusual episode. The host, Sergei Sholokhov, began by declaring that the program would “shed new light” on the revolution …
(MoscowTimes) A record 70 percent of Russians approve of Soviet leader Josef Stalin’s role in Russian history, according to a poll published by the independent Levada Center pollster on Tuesday.
Stalin’s image has been gradually …
It’s been 45 years since the Soviet Union tried to send the probe to the surface of Venus. The spacecraft’s return could be too close for comfort.