Nuclear weapons program of the Soviet Union
The Soviet project to develop an atomic bomb (Russian: Создание советской атомной бомбы) was a top secret research and development program begun during World War II, in the wake of the Soviet Union's ...
Nuclear weapons program of the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
New Nuclear Arms Race? Pres.-Elect Donald Trump: U.S. Must Strengthen, Expand
After deviating often from longstanding U.S. nuclear weapons policy during his campaign, Trump signaled Thursday that he will push as president to expand nuc...
Lavrentiy Beria
Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria speaks about Stalin's merits before the Native land.
Atomgrad
A closed city or closed town is a settlement where travel and/or residency restrictions are applied so that specific authorization is required to visit or remain overnight.They may be sensitive milita...
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Strategic Rocket Forces
The Strategic Missile Troops or Strategic Rocket Forces of the Russian Federation or RVSN RF are a military branch of the Russian Armed Forces that controls Russia's land-based intercontinental ballis...
Strategic Rocket Forces - Wikipedia
Typhoon class submarine
The Project 941 or Akula, Russian "Акула" ("Shark") class submarine (NATO reporting name: Typhoon) is a type of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine deployed by the Soviet Navy in the 1980s. Wi...
Typhoon class submarine - Wikipedia
Strategic Missile Troops
The Strategic Missile Troops or Strategic Rocket Forces of the Russian Federation or RVSN RF are a military branch of the Russian Armed Forces that controls Russia's land-based intercontinental ballis...
Strategic Missile Troops - Wikipedia
Russia and weapons of mass destruction
According to the Federation of American Scientists, an organization that assesses nuclear weapon stockpiles, in 2013, Russia possessed an estimated 8,500 total nuclear warheads of which 1,800 were str...
Kura Test Range
Kura Test Range (Russian: Ракетный полигон Кура́), originally known as Kama, is a Russian intercontinental ballistic missile impact area located in northern Kamchatka Krai in the Russian Far East....
Uchkuduk
Uchkuduk (Uzbek: Uchquduq / Учқудуқ; Russian: Учкудук) is a city (pop est 27,000) in the north of the Navoiy Province, Uzbekistan. The city's name means "three draw-wells" in Uzbek. It is located ...
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Gustav Ludwig Hertz
Gustav Ludwig Hertz (22 July 1887 – 30 October 1975) was a German experimental physicist and Nobel Prize winner, and a nephew of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz.
Hertz was born in Hamburg, the son of August...
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Vitaly Ginzburg
Vitaly Lazarevich Ginzburg, (Russian: Вита́лий Ла́заревич Ги́нзбург; October 4, 1916 – November 8, 2009) was a Soviet and Russian theoretical physicist, astrophysicist, Nobel laureate, a member o...
Vitaly Ginzburg - Wikipedia
Soviet submarine K-33
The K-33 was a Soviet nuclear-powered Project 658 class submarine (NATO reporting name "Hotel II"). She belonged to the Soviet Northern Fleet and carried the identification number 921. In 1977, she wa...
Soviet submarine K-33 - Wikipedia
Soviet submarine K-219
K-219 was a Project 667A. Navaga-class ballistic missile submarine (NATO reporting name "Yankee I") of the Soviet Navy. She carried 16 (later 15) SS-N-6 liquid-fuel missiles powered by UDMH with IRFNA...
Soviet submarine K-219 - Wikipedia
Gernot Zippe
Gernot Zippe PhD (November 1917 – 7 May 2008) was an Austrian-German mechanical engineer who is widely credited with leading the team which developed the Zippe-type centrifuge, a centrifuge machine f...
Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai
Zheleznogorsk (Russian: Железного́рск) is a closed town in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, with a developed nuclear industry. Population: 84,795 (2010 Census); 93,875 (2002 Census).
The ...
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Mutual assured destruction
Mutually assured destruction, or mutual assured destruction (MAD), is a doctrine of military strategy and national security policy in which a full-scale use of high-yield weapons of mass destruction b...
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