Russia to add 40 new missiles

...of nuclear weapons in the former territories of the Soviet Union. And no one wants to see us step backwards."He said...arms show to publicize costly new weapons that even the Soviet Union couldn't afford.The navy revealed a project of an...
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 25, 2015

...that it boosts energy and lowers stress - but apparently quite a few peer-reviewed studies were done on it in the Soviet Union (the plant comes from Siberia) only to be buried in Russian archives.If it pans out, it could be a pretty valuable...
Today In Sports History for May 8

...Los Angeles Lakers and the NBA championship in seven games.1984 - On the day the Olympic torch relay begins, the Soviet Union announces it will not take part in the 1984 Summer Olympics. The Soviet National Olympic Committee Union cites the...
Duke professor defends racial comments

...lists several degrees from Harvard University, including a doctorate, as well as a dozen books about Russia and the Soviet Union."Except for Schoenfeld's email, which I think hurts Duke more than me (it only helps me spread my ideas and maybe...
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Slack Tide: Mother's Day: It's more than Capri pants and guilt

...Mother's Day except with free public healthcare.As an alternative to the holiday's bald-faced capitalism, the Soviet Union and its satellites celebrated the more socialist-friendly "International Women's Day," which I'm guessing they...
Today In Sports History for May 6 Grand Canyon College sets a college scoring record with a 45-15 victory over Denver.1991 - Sergei Bubka of the Soviet Union breaks his world outdoor pole vault record and Seppo Raty of Finland smashes the world javelin record during the Toto...
Afghan warlord warns of Islamic State rise

...their own armies. Khan was one of the leaders of the "mujahedeen," the forces that fought the military of the then-Soviet Union during its 1979-1989 occupation of Afghanistan, then battled the Taliban after they came to power in 1996.Herat...
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Today in sports history for Wednesday, April 22

...Championships in Brisbane, Australia. The last woman to win consecutive all-around titles was Ludmilla Tourischeva of the Soviet Union in 1970 and 1974.1994 - Michael Moorer outpoints Evander Holyfield to win the IBF and WBA titles and become the first...
Empire Editorial: Keep the Internet neutral and equal for all

In the Soviet Union, they called them ZiL lanes.In the...that carried the Soviet elite. The Soviet Union prided itself on its equality, but...thousands asking for Net Neutrality.The Soviet Union fell apart in 1991 and the ZiL limousines...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, Feb. 12

...giant slalom in the Winter Olympics at Grenoble, his second gold medal en route to the Alpine triple crown.1972 - The Soviet Union ice hockey team wins the gold medal with a 5-2 victory over Czechoslovakia at the Winter Olympics. The United States...


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