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Can An American Scientist Who Smuggled Critical Nuclear Secrets to the Russians After World War II Be Considered a “Good Guy”? New Film Says Yes
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Can An American Scientist Who Smuggled Critical Nuclear Secrets to the Russians After World War II Be Considered a “Good Guy”? New Film Says Yes
December 5, 2022

Controversial New Documentary Reveals How A Teenage Army Physicist Named Ted Hall Saved The Russian People From A Treacherous U.S. Sneak Attack In 1950-51—And May Well Have Prevented A Global Nuclear Holocaust

Empire of Lies Christens the New World Order. Part I of II: Overthrow Russia
September 15, 2022

This essay explains why the Russian Federation was forced into the current military conflict with Ukraine to preserve its very sovereignty.

Empire of Lies Christens the New World Order. Part I of II: Overthrow Russia
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The U.S. Played Gorbachev for a Fool
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The U.S. Played Gorbachev for a Fool
September 4, 2022

Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union who died this week, was a member of that tribe of politicians who can diagnose a problem but don’t know how to treat it. As he grew up, he couldn’t understand why a nation blessed with extraordinary natural resources and an enviable geographically strategic position had so much trouble delivering economic prosperity to its people.

Lessons From Gorbachev’s Peace Vision Betrayed By U.S.
September 2, 2022

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev may be resting in peace. But the rest of the world is not.

Lessons From Gorbachev’s Peace Vision Betrayed By U.S.
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Which Post-Soviet Economies Have Grown the Most Since 1990?
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Which Post-Soviet Economies Have Grown the Most Since 1990?
August 26, 2022

In 1990, the Soviet Union was the second largest economy in the world. The new states that emerged on its ashes pursued various economic policies to various effects. Thirty years later, most countries were better off with two notable exceptions: Ukraine and Georgia. Incidentally, these are the countries that are denying their Soviet past most vehemently and aspire to integration with the European Union.

A Glance at the Cuban Missile Crisis
March 25, 2022

As the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s (NATO) plans for expansion plays out on Russia’s borders, the question of sovereignty and defense could be recalled through the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962.

A Glance at the Cuban Missile Crisis
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Ukraine Crisis Should Have Been Avoided
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Ukraine Crisis Should Have Been Avoided
February 17, 2022

An avoidable crisis that was predictable, actually predicted, willfully precipitated, but easily resolved by the application of common sense, writes Jack Matlock, the last U.S. ambassador to the U.S.S.R.

Ready for Another Game of Russian Roulette?
January 21, 2022

What may have looked to the public like a Soviet capitulation turned out to be a successful, desperate, and potentially fatal gamble by the Soviet Union.

Ready for Another Game of Russian Roulette?
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