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US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

...the new agents) was highly dangerous, given that the Soviet Union's military doctrine called for the elimination of...Special Investigations, or OSI."While war with the Soviet Union did not come to Alaska, OSI trained 89 SBA (stay-behind...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-01/us-trained-alaskans-stay-behind-agents
State
Today in Sports History

...since John Newcombe in 1971, to lose in the first round of the U.S. Open. Edberg loses to Alexander Volkov of the Soviet Union, 6-3, 7-6, 6-2.1993 - Pinch-hitter Jeremy Hess' bases-loaded single with two outs in the sixth inning...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-28
Sports
Today in History

...1945, President Harry S. Truman signed the U.S. instrument of ratification for the United Nations Charter. The Soviet Union declared war against Japan during World War II.In 1953, the United States and South Korea initialed a mutual security...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08
Local
Sitka man gets medal, 6 decades late

...United States and its western allies flew essential food, fuel and supplies to the population of West Berlin after the Soviet Union cut off road, rail and canal access to the city. The round-the-clock transport flights ran from June 1948 to September...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/sitka-man-gets-medal-6-decades-late
State
Modern Russian fable superbly drawn

...similarities will soon end.Weil, who first visited Russia as a 14-year-old exchange student in 1991, shortly before the Soviet Union fell, depicts the land and its people with affection, fascination and an unsparing eye. Memorable scenes abound...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/modern-russian-fable-superbly-drawn
Art
Brazil World Cup killed 'beautiful game'

...across the penalty area and bending majestically beyond Italy goalkeeper and captain Dino Zoff. Falcao against the Soviet Union in 1982, letting a pass from Paulo Isidoro run between his legs to Eder, who flicked the ball up and volleyed it in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-08/brazil-world-cup-killed-beautiful-game
Sports
Today in History

...killing all 94 people on board.In 1972, the Nixon administration announced a deal to sell $750 million in grain to the Soviet Union. (However, the Soviets were also engaged in secretly buying subsidized American grain, resulting in what critics...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-08/today-history
Local
Today In Sports History

...All-Stars in Chicago 20-7.1984 - The Summer Olympics open in Los Angeles with a record 140 nations competing. The Soviet Union and 13 Communist allies, including Cuba and East Germany, boycott the Games.1987 - Laura Davies shoots a 1-under...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-28/today-sports-history
Sports
My Turn: U.S. must show resolve against Russian aggression

...behavior.I was at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service at the end of the 1980s and early 1990s the Soviet Union was just beginning to unravel. It was a time of great optimism in the West, and many good things have happened in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-27/us-must-show-resolve-against-russian-
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-17/empire-editorial-keep-internet-neutra
Opinion

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