In his 1964's book "The third side of dollar", Lithuanian journalist Albertas Laurinčiukas writes: After Laika's flight, a group of women from Mississippi, U.S., sent a letter to the United ...
"A German and a Soviet officer shaking hands at the end of the Invasion of Poland." (source) On 17th of September 1939 Soviet Union invaded Poland from the East, following German invasion from the ...
Some anti-microwave evangelists make the claim that the USSR banned microwave ovens in 1976 following a study which raised health concerns. Sometimes an additional claim is made that the ban lasted ...
I've heard the claim as urban legend many times. Allegedly in 1970s KGB has sponsored various Western "anti-war" movements, especially the ones that could hinder Western nuclear tests. Fact is ...
Prompted by this question and a comment by matt_black. The T-34 is often cited as the best tank of WW2. However some articles paint a very different picture. Quote: According to the head of the ...
In the Icebreaker series by Viktor Suvorov, he says that at the beginning of World War 2, the Soviet Union had roughly 7 times as many tanks as Nazi Germany, which had 3000-4000 tanks. I can't ...
Is the following graph of male life expectancy of ex-Soviet states spanning Chernobyl accurate? The source of the graph is a blog post (チェルノブイリ事故後の平均寿命), which according to google translate means ...