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Monday, June 21, 2021



Forty Years Ago: December 14, 1980

December 13, 2020 11:09 pm

The MIG-25 is capable of flying at 2,900 kilometres per hour. It has achieved a maximum height of 35,000 metres in 4 minutes, 11 seconds. According to the defence ministry, the delivery schedule of the planes is being worked out and the aircraft is expected shortly.

Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict: A USSR relic simmering for a century

October 23, 2020 8:38 am

With the collapse of the USSR in 1991, the conflict over Nagorno Karabakh only grew bigger and has been raging ever since.

The moon and us

July 04, 2020 12:41 pm

It may have lost a bit of its mystique for the poet, but it continues to entice and challenge the scientist.

Red Letter Days

August 08, 2018 10:41 am

A renewed interest in Soviet children’s literature across generations has fuelled a must-have book, and a new documentary

May 23, Forty Years Ago: JP for Revolution

May 23, 2015 12:19 am

May was to be devoted to propagating the message of “total revolution”, even in the remotest corners of the state.

Out of my mind: Hard work forever

December 07, 2014 1:49 am

On the centenary of the First World War, where are we now? Asia has emerged as an economic miracle.

Putin wants to destroy Ukraine and recreate USSR: Ukraine PM

September 13, 2014 12:41 pm

Vladimir Putin wants another frozen conflict in eastern Ukraine, says Yatseniuk.

Ten years 25 miles later

July 31, 2014 1:20 am

Nasa’s Mars rover Opportunity is breaking new ground.

This way to Delhi

June 19, 2014 12:24 am

A new government is in place and the world is taking note.

Back in the USSR

March 29, 2014 2:22 am

Russia’s annexation of Crimea reminds me of a cartoon published in a Mumbai daily when the erstwhile USSR had moved into Afghanistan in the early Eighties.