CATEGORY: Soviet Union
CIA Used “Dr. Zhivago” as Cold War Weapon
April 7, 2014

Recently declassified Cold War-era documents reveal how the Central Intelligence Agency used the epic novel “Dr. Zhivago” as a tool to undermine the Soviet Union. Read More

The Lone Soviet Space Shuttle Launch, 25 Years Ago
November 15, 2013

On the 25th anniversary of the launch of Buran, look back at the one and only flight of the Soviet version of the space shuttle. Read More

In Case of Emergency: The Washington-Moscow Hotline Turns 50
August 29, 2013

Fifty years after its inception, check out some surprising facts about this Cold War-era icon. Read More