Cold War

Fugitives: Cold War Nazi mercenaries who escaped justice - review

The US, USSR ‘forgave’ Nazi officials who could assist in Cold War spying conflict.

By COLIN SHINDLER
23/07/2022

Say goodbye to tank battles and dogfights in a 21st century war- analysis

Despite upgrading their militaries over the years, the war in Ukraine is being primarily fought against Russians using aging Soviet weapons and platforms.

On Human Fraternity Day we should call out extremism in all its forms

It is time that moderates from different cultures and religions pool their energies and start making their own, more constructive noise. This would be the greatest realization of human fraternity.

30/01/2022

South Korea's former president Roh Tae-woo dies at 88

Roh Tae-woo, the former South Korean president and decorated war veteran who played a pivotal but controversial role in the country's transition to democracy, died on Tuesday at the age of 88.

By REUTERS
26/10/2021

On This Day: 35 years since US-USSR Reykjavik Summit for nuclear talks

Though the summit ended when talks fell through, the progress it achieved led to the signing of the INF treaty between the US and USSR.

11/10/2021
South Korean people watch a TV broadcasting a news report on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Seou

N.Korea drops out of Tokyo Olympics citing COVID-19, dashing S.Korea hopes

It will be the first time North Korea has missed a Summer Olympics since it boycotted Seoul in 1988 amid the Cold War.

By REUTERS
06/04/2021
A woman walks past a bust of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin in an exhibit dedicated to the Battle of St

Soviet labor camp found where monument of Stalin once stood in Prague

It's been almost 60 years since the 51-foot statue of Stalin was brought down.

Russia has begun spaceplane project, says Soviet shuttle designer

"The goal has now been set and the development of a multi-use civilian complex with an orbital plane is in full swing," Olga Sokolova was quoted as saying in comments posted on Molniya's website.

By REUTERS
24/03/2021

Russia names new COVID-19 vaccine 'Sputnik V' in reference to Cold War

The speed at which Russia is moving to roll out the vaccine has prompted some international scientists to question whether Moscow is putting national prestige before solid science and safety.

By REUTERS
11/08/2020
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