My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. There he unsuccessfully urged President John F. Kennedy to bomb the Soviet Union's nuclear missile sites in Cuba. He also argued to use nuclear weapons against the Communists who were infiltrating...
With Olympic boycott ruled out, Russians to admit some wrong

...consciences."During the Cold War, the United States and allies boycotted the 1980 Moscow Olympics in protest at the Soviet Union. Four years later, there was a Soviet-led boycott of the Olympics in Los Angeles.IOC President Thomas Bach, meanwhile...
At Egypt resort, 'Russian season' year round

...across from the Americana-standard Hard Rock Cafe, bearing in large letters "CCCP," the Cyrillic acronym for the Soviet Union.Ekaterina Ivanova, 34, a scientist researching nanoparticles from St. Petersburg, Russia, the destination of...
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Mongolia, between big neighbors, seeks permanent neutrality

...eschewing nuclear weapons and military alliances. Mongolian officials say that since the collapse of former sponsor the Soviet Union in 1992, the country has been de facto neutral, despite close relations with the U.S. that have seen it dispatch...
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Biles wins 3rd straight world gymnastics title

...ridiculously loaded team. Douglas became the first reigning Olympic gold medalist to reach the podium at worlds since the Soviet Union's Yelena Davydova in 1981.The 19-year-old showed flashes of the brilliance that made her a star in London three...
Alaskan stranded in Russia after flight canceled

...Alaska Natives to travel without a visa to Chukotka. The agreement, originally signed in 1989 by the U.S. and the Soviet Union, reflects long-standing family and cultural ties among many Natives on both sides of the strait. Travelers must...
Movie guide

...Synopsis: An American lawyer is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to help rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union.GLACIER CINEMAS"Goosebumps" (PG) - Synopsis: A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author...
Sitka awaits visit from Russian performers

...are Coming, The Russians Are Coming," which is set during a period of tense relations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union."It's quite intriguing to me," Gorman said. "Everybody who's been touched by this thinks it can't be real...
Russia begins airstrikes, West disputes targets

...positions run by al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria, known as the Nusra Front. Both groups have fighters from the former Soviet Union, including Chechens.Genevieve Casagrande of the Institute of the Study of War, said the airstrike on Talbiseh...
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US builds up Arctic spy network

...and shedding troops while Moscow has begun rebuilding a military force that was eviscerated after the collapse of the Soviet Union."It's the biggest buildup of the Russian military since the Cold War," Walker told reporters during Obama's...
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