Fashion is a global language. Some of the most hyped designers right now are from the former Soviet Union, Georgia (the country) has become a low-key hotspot for industry insiders, brands from Korea are killing it and every month our Under the Radar feature spotlights upcoming labels from across the world. Show More Summary
These color photographs were taken by a Soviet tourist during his visit to France. Back then, if you were a citizen of the USSR (Soviet Union), you had to receive a special permit in order to travel to other countries outside the Iron Curtain, and most of the time, such permissions were only granted to members of the ruling Communist Party. Show More Summary
Poland was once the pinnacle of democracy in central Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
A California businessman born in a former Soviet republic attended Donald Trump Jr.'s controversial meeting with a Russian lawyer at the height of the presidential campaign last year, adding a new level of intrigue to the political scandal roiling the White House. Irakly "Ike" Kaveladze, 52, is...
Last we checked, the infamous meeting that Donald Trump Jr., Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and current White House senior adviser Jared Kushner attended last June 9 at Trump Tower—a meeting the White House is trying to playShow More Summary
Late Show host Stephen Colbert spent a week in Russia to figure out exactly who President Donald Trump and his cronies were colluding with — but realized that Russia was as present in the U.S. at it was in the former Soviet Union. “I just wanna get out ahead of the story here — I...
1987: Trump and wife Ivana at the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg on an all-expense-paid trip to the Soviet Union Donald Trump has sworn innumerable times since the Russia Scandal reared its hydra head that he has no connection to Russia, now or ever. In fact, Trump is one big Russia connection. Beginning in 1984, [...]Show More Summary
The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and after 1922 the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The army was established immediately after the 1917 October Revolution. Show More Summary
Authored by Soren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, A 10-year-old girl from a former republic of the Soviet Union was raped by an asylum seeker from Ghana, but police and the local government allegedly suppressed information about the...Show More Summary
General Drozdov also played a key role in a famous exchange of captive spies between the Soviet Union and the United States.
Steve Weintz Security, Big-wing spy planes once operated from America’s flattops—but not easily. On May 1, 1960, the Soviet Union shot down a CIA U-2 spy plane and captured its pilot, Francis Gary Powers. It was an international crisis for America’s intelligence agencies. A planned summit between Pres. Show More Summary
Female snipers of the 3rd Shock Army, 1st Belorussian Front. The ‘Shock’ armies were created with the specific structure to engage and destroy significant enemy forces, and were reinforced with more armored and artillery assets than other combined arms armies. Show More Summary
Many of the Sacramento region’s tens of thousands of immigrants from the former Soviet Union were watching closely Friday when President Trump shook hands for the first time with Russian … Click to Continue »
Dave Majumdar Security, Who wins? The Tu-160--while it looks similar to the B-1B--is a very different aircraft. The Soviet Union designed the Blackjack primarily as a means to deliver a nuclear strike during World War Three. However,...Show More Summary
In the Soviet Union of my youth, Josef Stalin was invisible. His predecessor in the Kremlin, Vladimir Lenin, was everywhere, from the pins on our school uniforms to the statues or busts that seemed to adorn every public space. In those statues, his arm was always raised, palm outstretched,...
FUNNY TO READ THIS IN THE NEW YORK TIMES: American Reds, Soviet Stooges. “From its founding in 1919 in the wake of the Russian Revolution until the demise of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Communist Party of the United States of America was an instrument of Soviet foreign policy. The Communist International, or Comintern, […]
Playing Soviet: The Visual Languages of Early Soviet Children's Books, 1917-1953 is an online interactive from Princeton University exploring children's books in the Soviet Union. The post An Interactive Database Helps You Explore the Art of Soviet Children’s Books appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Bianna Golodryga, Yahoo News and Finance anchor, was born in Moldova in the former Soviet Union and has extensively covered U.S. relations with Russia. She joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss President Trump's upcoming trip to Europe and the G20 summit.
It is only the second former Soviet nation to recognize same-sex unions of any kind.
(Scott Johnson) Marxism appeared to have suffered a knockout with the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. It looked at the time like the postscript to Ronald Reagan’s long struggle against Communism, the struggle Peter Schweizer called Reagan’s War. Show More Summary