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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Soviet Union


Prague to remove monument to WWII Soviet commander

September 13, 2019 12:17 am

Russia vehemently protested when an explanatory text about Marshall Ivan Stepanovic Konev's role in history crushing the 1956 anti-Soviet uprising in Hungary and preparing the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia was attached to his monument last year.

US pulls out of Soviet-era nuclear missile pact with Russia

August 02, 2019 7:30 pm

Washington signaled it would pull out of the arms control treaty six months ago unless Moscow stuck to the accord.

Forty Years Ago: June 17, 1979

June 15, 2019 12:43 am

India and the Soviet Union voiced their opposition to “any interference by outside forces in the internal affairs of Afghanistan”

A peek into the world of Soviet secrets

January 22, 2019 9:05 am

The new museum, curated by the father-daughter duo of Julius Urbaitis and Agne Urbaityte, houses thousands of artifacts documenting the rise of the Soviet Union’s intelligence agency and secret police.

‘It was our little Poland in India’: WW-II survivors to visit Jamnagar camp today where ex-ruler offered them shelter

September 30, 2018 3:36 am

Around 1,000 Polish children, many of them orphans, were hosted at camp Balachadi — the seaside summer resort of the then ruler — after they were allowed to leave the Soviet Union in 1942

February 14, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Morarji Desai In Sydney

December 19, 2018 8:33 pm

Morarji Desai said there was now a greater sense of equality among small nations and the search was on for a consensus. People were now demanding peace and disarmament and the major powers — the United States and the Soviet Union.

Russian historian who exposed Stalin's crimes faces enforced psychiatric testing

January 09, 2018 9:13 pm

The narrative has taken on added importance ahead of a March presidential election which polls show incumbent Vladimir Putin, who uses his country's World War II victory when Stalin was in charge to bolster national pride, is on track to win.

Forty Years Ago: October 28, 1977

December 21, 2018 7:57 pm

India had cordial relations with all countries and the Soviet leaders understood this. Asked about the Soviet reaction to India’s improvement of relations with China, Morarji Desai said talks in this regard will have to take place between India and China.

3 held for trying to sell ‘nuke material’ for Rs 150 crore

January 02, 2015 2:21 am

They claimed the “nuclear material” was obtained from the erstwhile Soviet Union.

Ukraine, EU sign historic trade and economic pact

June 27, 2014 2:08 pm

The European Union signed similar association agreements with two other former Soviet republics, Moldova and Georgia.


The origin of AK-47

July 06, 2018 4:34 am

On this day, the first AK-47 went to production in what was then called the Soviet Union.

The origin on AK-47

July 05, 2018 3:35 pm

On this day, the first AK-47 went to production in what was then called the Soviet Union.