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Here's how a wildly outgunned US Navy pilot outfoxed one of the Soviet Union's best ...

Business Insider 31 Jan 2023
CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images An outgunned US Navy pilot downed four Soviet MiG-15 jets in a legendary dogfight over 70 years ago ... But as the US and Soviet Union were not engaged in open conflict, his exploits were kept secret ... This aircraft was armed with 23 mm cannons and a 37 mm cannon.A Soviet Union MiG-15.

The Sovietization of Medical Care

The Epoch Times 31 Jan 2023
He was a leading economist in the old Soviet Union, as the top advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev’s chief economist. He defected in 1989 before the Soviet Union fell apart ... in the Soviet Union.

'Descendants of victors': Russia evokes Stalingrad for Ukraine boost

Urdu Point 31 Jan 2023
More than one million members of the Red Army died fighting for the city, a sacrifice that has seen it evolve into a symbol of the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany and a mecca of modern Russian patriotism ... "At the time, Nazi Germany and its allies underestimated the Soviet ...

Stalingrad: 80 years ago, a victory that changed World War II

Raw Story 31 Jan 2023
The city is steeped in nostalgia for the former Soviet Union, fueling a brisk business in historical tourism ... In literature it inspired Vasily Grossman's acclaimed 1960 masterpiece "Life and Fate", which was banned in the Soviet Union for over quarter of a century for drawing a line between Stalinism and Nazism.

How business helped foster relations between West Germany and USSR

Russia Beyond 31 Jan 2023
After World War II, relations between West Germany and the Soviet Union were very complicated ... Three fell under the control of Western countries, later forming West Germany (the FRG); while East Germany, the future GDR, entered the Soviet Union's sphere of influence ... Relations between the Soviet Union and the capitalist powers were tense.

Guy Verhofstadt: Brexit emboldened Putin to invade Ukraine

The Times/The Sunday Times 31 Jan 2023
... told LBC in an interview marking three years since Britain formally left the European Union ... It’s really an attempt by Putin to restore, I should say, the old Soviet Union.”.

Atrocities on Ukrainians, 'true blue' debate

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 31 Jan 2023
The Ukrainian Famine is also known as Holodomor, meaning “death by hunger.” This dreadful famine was premeditated by the Soviet Union, headed by Joseph Stalin ... Soviet police confiscated farmers’ homes, livestock, wheat crops, whatever was edible or valuable ... to Soviet authorities.

Armenia Urges Putin to Take Action Over Karabakh Blockade

Moscow Times 31 Jan 2023
news Explainer. What Is Russia’s Role in the Current Nagorno-Karabakh Crisis?. Read more ... Moscow is seeking to maintain its role as a powerbroker between the former Soviet republics despite being bogged down in its own offensive in Ukraine ... When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, ethnic Armenian separatists in Karabakh broke away from Azerbaijan ... ....

David Owen: Ukraine is another PR disaster in the making for the IOC

Inside The Games 31 Jan 2023
So would a months’-long, IF-by-IF verbal war of attrition to determine whether and how Russians would be allowed at Olympic qualifying events.The water polo match at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne shortly after the Soviet Union had invaded Hungary has gone down in history for its brutality ©Getty Images.

EU loudmouth Guy Verhofstadt blames Brexit for Putin's invasion of Ukraine: Belgian MEP suggests that ...

The Daily Mail 31 Jan 2023
Verhofstadt, a hardcore federalist, told the LBC radio station that Putin was trying to restore the Soviet Union and 'the only difference is that the Communist Party is replaced by his cronies'.

Russian piped gas exports to Europe falls 30% in January to new lows - data

Reuters 31 Jan 2023
Summary. Companies. This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine ... The company had said its gas exports outside ex-Soviet Union fell last year by 45% to 100.9 bcm. This was a post-Soviet low.Reporting by Oksana Kobzeva; Writing by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Louise Heavens ... Read Next.

Two perceptions of the war in Ukraine, by Thierry Meyssan

Voltaire Net 31 Jan 2023
... or the Soviet Union, while for others, he imagines himself to be the embodiment of Good.

Turkish foreign minister to visit Estonia for talks

Anadolu Agency 31 Jan 2023
1, 1924. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, diplomatic relations between the two countries were re-established on Oct. 2, 1991. .

Why Azerbaijan-Armenia Dispute Draws Big Powers In

The Washington Post 31 Jan 2023
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the republics of Azerbaijan and Armenia have clashed ...

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