Obama Kicks Off Historic Cuba Visit
The visit is the first by a U.S. president in 88 years. President Barack Obama arrived to small but cheering crowds on Sunday at the start of a historic visit to Cuba that opened a new chapter in U.S....
Cuba And US Formally Restore Diplomatic Relations
Cuba and the US have formally restored diplomatic relations after an agreement struck last year putting aside decades of hostility came into force. Just after midnight on Monday, the diplomatic missio...
The Bay of Pigs Invasion
On the night of April 16th and 17th, 1961, 1,400 armed men on board a flotilla of small boats and landing-craft approached Bahía de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs) on the southern coast of Cuba. ‘Brigade 2506’...
Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis (Spanish: Crisis de octubre), The Missile Scare, or the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, tr. Karibskiy krizis), was a 13-...
Cuban Missile Crisis - Wikipedia
The Bay of Pigs Invasion
On the night of April 16th and 17th, 1961, 1,400 armed men on board a flotilla of small boats and landing-craft approached Bahía de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs) on the southern coast of Cuba. ‘Brigade 2506’...
Battle of Quifangondo
The Battle of Quifangondo occurred on 10 November 1975, the day before the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) declared Angola's independence from Portugal. It can be considered as t...
Battle of Quifangondo - Wikipedia
Resurrection Day
Resurrection Day is a novel written by Brendan DuBois in 1999. It is an alternate history where the Cuban Missile Crisis escalated to a full-scale war, the Soviet Union is devastated, and the USA has...
Resurrection Day - Wikipedia
Interkosmos
Interkosmos (Russian: Интеркосмос) was a Soviet space program, designed to help the Soviet Union's allies with manned and unmanned space missions.The program included the allied east-European nati...
Interkosmos - Wikipedia
Rudolf Anderson
Rudolf Anderson, Jr. (September 15, 1927 – October 27, 1962), was a pilot and commissioned officer in the United States Air Force and the first recipient of the Air Force Cross, the U.S. Air Force's s...
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Embassy of Cuba in Moscow
The Embassy of Cuba in Moscow is the diplomatic mission of Cuba in the Russian Federation. It is located at 66 Bolshaya Ordynka Street (Russian: Б. Ордынка, 66) in the Yakimanka District of Moscow...
Embassy of Cuba in Moscow - Wikipedia
Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Operation Toucan (KGB)
Operation TOUCAN was a conspiracy theory which alleged that KGB/DGI public relations and disinformation campaign directed at the military dictatorship of Chile led by Augusto Pinochet, first published...
List of diplomatic missions of Russia
This is a list of diplomatic missions of Russia. These missions are subordinate to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Russian Federation has one of the largest networks of embassies and cons...
List of diplomatic missions of Russia - Wikipedia
X-Men: First Class
X-Men: First Class is a 2011 American superhero film, based on the X-Men characters appearing in Marvel Comics. It is the fifth installment in the X-Men film series. It serves as a prequel to the ori...
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Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis
Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis is a 48 minute 2001 Cold War documentary by New Line Home Video with "film footage from the era [and] newly created interviews covering U.S./Soviet relations from pos...
EXCOMM
The Executive Committee of the National Security Council (commonly referred to as simply the Executive Committee or ExComm) was a body of United States government officials that convened to advise Pre...
EXCOMM - Wikipedia
Thirteen Days (film)
Thirteen Days is a 2000 American historical drama-thriller film directed by Roger Donaldson dramatising the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, seen from the perspective of the US political leadership. Kev...
Thirteen Days (film) - Wikipedia
Cuban Missile Crisis: The Aftermath
Cuban Missile Crisis: The Aftermath, also known as The Day After: Fight for Promised Land and known in Russia as Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис), is a real-time tactics computer game ...
Cuban Missile Crisis: The Aftermath - Wikipedia
Thirteen Days (book)
Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis is Robert F. Kennedy's account of the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. The book was released in 1969, a year after his assassination.Thirteen Days des...
Juragua Nuclear Power Plant
Juragua Nuclear Power Plant was a nuclear power plant under construction in Cuba when a suspension of construction was announced in 1992 following the collapse of the Soviet Union and the termination ...
Juragua Nuclear Power Plant - Wikipedia
Soyuz 38
Soyuz 38 was a human spaceflight mission conducted by the Soviet Union during September, 1980. The Soyuz spacecraft brought two visiting crew members to the Salyut 6 space station, one of whom was an ...
Soyuz 38 - Wikipedia
Essence of Decision
Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis is an analysis, by political scientist Graham T. Allison, of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Allison used the crisis as a case study for future studi...
Vasili Arkhipov
Vasili Alexandrovich Arkhipov (Russian: Василий Александрович Архипов) (30 January 1926 – 19 August 1998) was a Soviet Navy officer. During the Cuban Missile Crisis, he prevented the launch of a n...
Vasili Arkhipov - Wikipedia
Bay of Pigs Invasion
The Bay of Pigs Invasion, known in Latin America as Invasión de Bahía de Cochinos (or Invasión de Playa Girón or Batalla de Girón), was a failed military invasion of Cuba undertaken by the CIA-sponsor...
Bay of Pigs Invasion - Wikipedia
Intersputnik
The Intersputnik International Organization of Space Communications, commonly known as Intersputnik, is an international satellite communications services organization founded on November 15, 1971, in...
Intersputnik - Wikipedia