On October 7 1959, human beings saw for the first time the far side of the moon. It was taken by the Soviets’ Luna 3:
The first image was taken at 03:30 UT on 7 October at a distance of 63,500.. Anorak - Published
Dangerously shoddy housing blocks, a hangover of the Soviets, are still home to many Russians today. Andrew E Kramer reports on the recent collapse of a block in an old, industrial town Independent - Published
Renia Spiegel was 15 when she began writing her diary in southern Poland 1939. Until her death in 1942, she captured the horrors of persecution at the hands of the Soviets and Nazis. MailOnline - Published
Will cars in 90 years still have wheels, or will they just float or even fly? Wheels are old tech, so perhaps their time has come.
In 2108, we’ll be celebrating 180 years of the Autocar road test.. Autocar - Published
Pope Francis paid tribute on Sunday to Jews killed by the Nazis and victims of murder and deportation by the Soviet KGB, in twin visits to memorials marking the darkest periods of Lithuania's history. Reuters - Published
Samara’s World Cup journey is over, but what legacy will the finals leave behind? The city’s Russian Premier League club, Krylya Sovetov, or ‘Wings of the Soviets’, stand to be the primary.. SoccerNews.com - Published
The dental remains picked up by the Soviets after the fall of Nazi Germany had only ever been referred to as the teeth of Patient A H. But now French scientists have confirmed they belonged to Hitler. MailOnline - Published
Vladimir Putin places huge emphasis on celebrating military glories of Red Army and Moscow's contemporary might while commemorating 26.6m Soviets killed in 'Great Patriotic War' Independent - Published
A service will be held in a corner of Cannock Chase to mark one of the darkest episodes of World War Two, when members of the Polish ‘intelligentsia’ were massacred by the Soviets. Tamworth Herald - Published
The 1950s were a turbulent time on both sides of the Iron Curtain. With the Second World War over and the star role played by crude oil in its outcome, British and U.S. intelligence agencies wasted no.. OilPrice.com - Published
The Soviets created maps of Britain during the Cold War using satellite imagery combined with people on the ground. A new book reveals how Russians know more than the average British citizen. MailOnline - Published
Charles Jenkins was 24 when he walked across the DMZ in 1965 and handed himself to North Korea, hopeful of being given to the Soviets then traded back to America in a prisoner swap. MailOnline - Published
For those who have a mind to find one, there is always a reason not to invest in the equity markets and yet, remain forever in cash and over the longer term you are likely to be materially worse.. City A.M. - Published
Labour is “war-gaming” crashing the economy.
That’s not the exaggerated spin of the hysterical mainstream media – it’s the words of shadow chancellor John McDonnell himself.
McDonnell.. City A.M. - Published
Olga Gray was 24 when she was recruited by the MI5 spymaster Maxwell Knight (right), after one of his informants noticed her at a Conservative garden party in Birmingham in 1931. MailOnline - Published
Addressing the issue of identity in Estonia...
Flag waving. It’s a thorny issue among many Europeans, for whom a show of national pride conjures memories of sinister flags being waved for sinister.. Clash - Published
The world has seemingly been on the brink for months, if not years.
The all-too-familiar red bannered “breaking news” headlines continue to hit the newswires on a near daily basis, making it.. City A.M. - Published