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"When They Promise To Bring Back Manufacturing Jobs, They're Promising Stagnation"

Authored by John Tamny via Forbes.com, The British fought three wars in Afghanistan over an 80-year period. They finally left this “graveyard for empires” in 1919, only to eventually be replaced by the Soviet Union in the late 70s, and the U.S. Show More Summary

The WWII Invasion Russia Forgets And Poland Mourns

Approximately 50 percent of Russians have never heard of or do not believe that the Soviet Union agreed to split Poland with Adolf Hitler.

This Ghost Town was Aiming Nuclear Missiles at America from Just 200km Away

yesterdayHumor / odd : Neatorama

The Soviet Union founded quite a few towns during the Cold War that never appeared on maps; secret sites where research was done, bombs were built, or nuclear armaments were made ready. One such "closed city" on the eastern edge of Russia was called Gudym by the locals, but its official designation was Anadyr-1. Show More Summary

California General Assembly passes motion calling for censure of Trump over Charlottesville remarks

In the old Soviet Union, after going slow for the first three weeks or so of each month, factory workers engaged in the practice of last-minute “storming” to meet their manufacturing quotas by the end-of-the-month deadline. Like many...Show More Summary

Tribalism Marches On!

Tribalism appears to be doing to the Bush New World Order what it did to Mikhail Gorbachev's Soviet Union. This post Tribalism Marches On! appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

Russia Kicks Off "Biggest Display Of Military Power Since The Cold War"

Today, Moscow kicked off its controversial, week-long "Zapad-2017" drill, the latest iteration of a series of training maneuvers that began under the Soviet Union in the 1970s, and which has angered and put NATO and Baltic States leaders on edge. Show More Summary

Culver City’s Cold War-focused Wende Museum to reopen in November in revamped National Guard Armory

The free museum will be housed in a revamped National Guard Armory Housed for more than a decade an office park, Culver City’s Wende Museum—a repository of incredible Cold War-era artifacts from the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe—is...Show More Summary

How Russia and China Could 'Sink' the U.S. Navy

Dave Majumdar Security, Think submarines.  Thus, while it is true that the U.S. Navy’s ASW capabilities have atrophied, the threat is not nearly as great as it was at the height of the Cold War when the Soviet Union fielded a submarine...Show More Summary

Eduard Khil: The Soviet Union Pop Star Who Became a Meme

last weekHumor / odd : mental_floss

The singer's effusive lip-syncing made him famous in the USSR in the '70s. Then the internet found him.

Russia's inflation drops to its lowest level since the collapse of the Soviet Union

Russia's inflation dropped to a post-communist low. Inflation fell to 3.3% year-over-year in August, according to the country's state statistics service. That's the lowest reading since the collapse of the Soviet Union, according toShow More Summary

Russia to Issue PB Pistols to ALL Special Forces and Recon Officers

PB Pistol (Pistolet Besshumniy (???????? ?????????) – means silent or noiseless pistol) was developed in the ’60s and adopted by the Soviet Union in 1967. It was issued to special forces units. By the late ‘80s, they started replacing it with the PSS pistol. Show More Summary

So Deep, It's Sunk?

Authored by Robert Gore via StraightLineLogic.com, If you strike the king but do not kill him, by definition your position is weak. There has never have been a deeper deep state than the Soviet Union’s. It controlled everything: the military, intelligence, the judicial system, the rest of the government, the press, and the economy. Show More Summary

How Sheep Saved Civilization

2 weeks agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Stop me if you've heard this one in high school history. In the Second World War, Hitler and Stalin signed a deal that split Poland between Germany and the Soviet Union, freeing up the Nazis to send everything west to...

Life in Kyrgyzstan, 26 Years After the Collapse of the Soviet Union

French photographer Elliott Verdier knew very little about Kyrgyzstan when he arrived in Bishkek, the capital, in June 2016. As the sun rose over the city, he observed for the first time the pink morning light and the distant mountains. Show More Summary

My prediction: the coming collapse of China's Ponzi scheme economy

``No one has ever conducted so big a Ponzi scheme from so high a level of authority before. The closest comparison is the Soviet Union and its collapse was not only extraordinarily rapid but took the whole world by surprise. I thinkShow More Summary

N Korea is not Soviet Union and Trump is not Kennedy

There are critical differences between the Cuban Missile Crisis and the current situation on the Korean Peninsula.

THE MEDIA IS TRUMP’S EVIL EMPIRE: “The media has become for the right what the Soviet Union was du…

THE MEDIA IS TRUMP’S EVIL EMPIRE: “The media has become for the right what the Soviet Union was during the Cold War — a common, unifying adversary of overwhelming importance. Before the fall of the Berlin Wall, religious conservatives and libertarians could agree that, whatever their other differences, godless communism had to be resisted. This […]

Five Things You Cannot Miss in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Tashkent is a fascinating city in the heart of Asia. It was the fourth most populous city in the Soviet Union and a hub of research and learning. But the ancient Silk Road city has an oddly modern look. You’ll also notice that Tashkent seems very well planned out. Show More Summary

A scene from Putin's worst nightmare just unfolded in Ukraine

Ukraine celebrated its Independence Day from the former Soviet Union on Thursday with a military parade through central Kiev.  Not only was Defense Secretary James Mattis in attendance,  along with eight other foreign defense ministers,...Show More Summary

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