Lukashenko angers pro-democracy opposition with the creation of Soviet-style ‘All-Belarusian People’s Assembly’

Belarus’ Aleksander Lukashenko’s has created an “All-Belarusian People’s Assembly” to debate reforms and the nation’s growth for the following 5 years, prompting an outcry by pro-democracy opposition, which sees the move as an try of the long-time ruler to cling to energy.  “A color revolution in Belarus was impossible. That is why, by getting support… Continue reading Lukashenko angers pro-democracy opposition with the creation of Soviet-style ‘All-Belarusian People’s Assembly’

‘Russiagate’ lives on: Donald Trump was a Soviet spy recruited a long time in the past by KGB, in response to conspiracy-loving Western media

Donald Trump’s rise and fall as probably the most highly effective man on this planet was one of many shock tales of the century. However, explosive claims picked up by Western media now counsel there was a secret masterplan behind all of it alongside. Yuri Shvets, a former main within the Soviet Union’s KGB spy… Continue reading ‘Russiagate’ lives on: Donald Trump was a Soviet spy recruited a long time in the past by KGB, in response to conspiracy-loving Western media

Ex-Soviet nations would have discovered it simpler to turn out to be democracies if USSR nonetheless existed in some type, laments Gorbachev

The transition to democracy would have been simpler for former Soviet nations if the united states had continued to exist in some type, former president Mikhail Gorbachev has mentioned. His feedback comply with current political crises in Belarus and Kyrgyzstan, which the previous chief believes are combating the difficulties of fixing from the Soviet system… Continue reading Ex-Soviet nations would have discovered it simpler to turn out to be democracies if USSR nonetheless existed in some type, laments Gorbachev

Renowned Russian physicist behind first Soviet nuclear bomb dies aged 101

Russian physicist Isaak Khalatnikov, the oldest member of the nation’s Academy of Sciences (RAS), has died on the age of 101. The scientist was the final living participant of the staff behind the primary Soviet nuclear bomb. The scientist died early on Saturday in Moscow Region, RAS informed Russian media. Born in 1919, greater than… Continue reading Renowned Russian physicist behind first Soviet nuclear bomb dies aged 101

Hat’s simply not truthful! Ukrainian teenager faces JAIL over Soviet ushanka he picked up at flea market

It was purported to cowl his chilly ears, however a second-hand hat with a Soviet-era image has landed one 19-year-old Ukrainian in sizzling water, with police deciding that the Russian-speaking boy broke anti-communist measures. Police within the Western Ukrainian metropolis of Lvov reported on Monday {that a} legal investigation has been launched after {the teenager}… Continue reading Hat’s simply not truthful! Ukrainian teenager faces JAIL over Soviet ushanka he picked up at flea market

George Blake, well-known Soviet double agent who fled to Russia after London jail break, dies at 98

British spy, turned Soviet double agent, George Blake has died in Moscow, Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) has introduced. The unrepentant communist was 98 and held the rank of colonel within the Russian establishment. “We have received bitter news, the legendary George Blake is gone,” SVR spokesman Sergey Ivanov informed Russian media on Saturday.  Read… Continue reading George Blake, well-known Soviet double agent who fled to Russia after London jail break, dies at 98

Gearing up for a really Cold War? Russia reopens Soviet-era lab to develop weapons for icy Arctic battle

A specialist analysis facility has been reopened in Russia, tasked with testing weapons that may stand up to freezing temperatures and harsh climate on the ends of the world. The Central Scientific Research Institute for Precision Machine Engineering, headquartered simply outdoors Moscow, introduced on Thursday that the laboratory had obtained state certification and would start… Continue reading Gearing up for a really Cold War? Russia reopens Soviet-era lab to develop weapons for icy Arctic battle