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There are 18 item(s) tagged with the keyword "cold war".

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1. Bunkers, Beglov, and Bad Weather

In this week's Odder News, next year will be better, St. Petersburg's mayor should move to Africa, and bunkers are hip.

Tags: snow, cuban missile crisis, cold war, norway, new year's eve, New Year, ice, snow, beglov
2. The Berlin Wall

Why was so much manpower, money, and material expended on a project that flew in the face of the policy of “peaceful coexistence” that had been announced just five years earlier? It was classic Khrushchev.

Tags: cold war, khrushchev, berlin wall
3. Get Your Cold War On

Cold War nostalgia is dripping from the recently aired Russian miniseries "The Optimists: Caribbean Season."

Tags: spy, romance, nostalgia, cold war, the americans
4. The Hunt for Movie Russian

"Kakov nipudt pakaru!" The classic 1990 movie Hunt for Red October had a $30 million budget. Apparently none of that went towards Russian language coaches.

Tags: grammar, russian language, movies, cold war, film, humor
5. Art Theft Made Easy and Pizza vs. the New Cold War

Whether it’s stealing a favorite painting, living your Russian dream, or feeding your supposed enemy, these Russians channel Nike and Just Do It.

Tags: art, tigers, cold war
6. The First Canine Cosmonauts

The Soviet Union’s first pair of pups launched into space on July 22, 1951, and their suborbital flight was a big pawprint in the Cold War Space Race.​

Tags: space race, rocket, russia, dogs, soviet union, space, cold war
By Alice E.M. Underwood
7. Our First Cold War

When the Editors at Russian Life asked me to write about how my friends and I (“the younger generation”) view the current state of Russian-American relations, given the events of 2014, I honestly had to pause and think about it.

Tags: us-russian relations, cold war, putin, youth
By Yulia Berenberg
8. Idols and Anniversaries

Twenty-five years ago, when the Berlin Wall came tumbling down, it was a time of hope and relief. Since the 1940s we had held our breath, limping from crisis to crisis, hoping that Dr. Strangelove was not hiding in a dark corner, waiting to make his play.

Tags: gorbachev, cold war, history, berlin wall
By Paul E. Richardson
9. This Just in From Ukraine...

Today is the 401st anniversary of the crowning of the first Romanov Tsar, Mikhail, in 1613, and the end of the "Time of Troubles." This of course has nothing to do with current events. Just thought I'd mention it in passing. 

Tags: Crimea, Putin, united states, cold war
By Paul E. Richardson
10. The Dangers of Cold War Air Travel

Remember the days when a superpower could shoot down a plane full of civilians just for wandering into its airspace? We called those days the Cold War – and the plane was KAL Flight 007, shot down by a Soviet fighter pilot on September 1st, 1983.

Tags: 1983, soviet union, cold war, espionage
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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