Nikita Khrushchev
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (April 15 [O.S. April 3] 1894 – September 11, 1971) was a Russian politician who led the Soviet Union during part of the Cold War. He served as Fir...
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Eric Shawn reports: The JFK assassination
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Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Secret Speech
"On the Cult of Personality and Its Consequences" (Russian: «О культе личности и его последствиях») was a report by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev made to the 20th Party Congress of the Communist...
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-...
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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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Sputnik 1
Listeners were both thrilled and terrified to hear Sputnik's steady beep.Sputnik 1 (Russian: "Спу́тник-1" [ˈsputnʲɪk], "Satellite-1", ПС-1 (PS-1, i.e. "Простейший Спутник-1", or Elementary Sate...
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...
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Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Kuzma's mother
Kuzma's mother or Kuzka's mother (Russian: Кузькина мать) is a part of the Russian idiomatic expression "to show Kuzka's mother to someone" (Russian: Показать кузькину мать (кому-либо)) which ...
Sergei Khrushchev
Sergei Nikitich Khrushchev (Russian: Серге́й Ники́тич Хрущёв, born in July 2, 1935) is the son of former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. He now resides in the United States where he is a Senior ...
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Shoe-banging incident
Nikita Khrushchev's shoe-banging incident allegedly occurred at some point in autumn 1960 (on 23 or 29 September, or on 12 or 13 October) during the 902nd Plenary Meeting of the UN General Assembly he...
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Khrushchev dough
Khrushchev dough (Russian: хрущёвское тесто) was the result of introducing flour rationing in the Soviet Union after a crop failure, which led to the food irregularities in 1963, under Nikita Khru...
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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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...
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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...
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K Blows Top
K Blows Top: A Cold War Comic Interlude, Starring Nikita Khrushchev, America's Most Unlikely Tourist (2009, ISBN 978-1-58648-497-2) is a book by Peter Carlson published by PublicAffairs describing the...
1956 Georgian demonstrations
The March 1956 demonstrations (also known as the 1956 Tbilisi riots or 9 March massacre) in the Georgian SSR were a series of protests to Nikita Khrushchev's de-Stalinization policy, which shocked Geo...
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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 ...
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We will bury you
"We will bury you!" (Russian: "Мы вас похороним!", transliterated as Mi vas pokhoronim!) is a phrase that was used by Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev while addressing Western ambassadors at a re...
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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...
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...
Virgin Lands Campaign
The Virgin Lands Campaign (Russian: Освое́ние целины́, Osvoenie Tseliny; Kazakh: Тың игеру, Tyng Igeru) was Nikita Khrushchev’s 1953 plan to dramatically boost the Soviet Union’s agricultural ...
Kitchen Debate
The Kitchen Debate was a series of impromptu exchanges (through interpreters) between then U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev at the opening of the American Nationa...
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Khrushchev Thaw
The Khrushchev Thaw (or Khrushchev's Thaw; Russian: Хрущёвская о́ттепель, Khrushchovskaya Ottepel; [xrʊˈɕːɵfskəjə ˈotʲɪpʲɪlʲ] or simply Ottepel) refers to the period from the early 1950s to the e...
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Sputnik (rocket)
The Sputnik rocket was an unmanned orbital carrier rocket designed by Sergey Korolyov, derived from the R-7 Semyorka ICBM. On 4 October 1957, it was used to perform the world's first satellite launch,...
Communism in 20 years
Communism in 20 years was a slogan put forth by Nikita Khrushchev at the 22nd Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1961.In his speech, Khrushchev promised that communism will be bui...