Eric Shawn reports: The JFK assassination
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Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Gorbachev Warns World Is At 'Dangerous Point' Amid US-Russian Face Off Over Syria
The former Soviet leader’s intervention came amid a collapse in East-West relations over the war in Syria that has seen the Kremlin openly threaten to shoot down Western aircraft, drawing comparisons ...
Islam Karimov: Mystery over fate of Uzbek president
Evidence mounts that one of Asia's most authoritarian leaders, Uzbek President Islam Karimov, has died of an illness after 27 years in power.
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
The Force Awakens (In Ukraine): Darth Vader Statue Replaces Lenin Monument
Artist converts Vladimir Lenin statue in Odessa into a monument to the Star Wars villain and it’s not the first time the George Lucas film has invaded politics. While the rest of the world was trying ...
The General Who Won WWII - You Never Guess How Stalin Rewarded Him
Georgy Zhukov was a Soviet career officer in the Red Army who, in the course of World War II, played the most pivotal role in leading the Red Army drive through much of Eastern Europe to liberate the ...
Lenin's Body Improves with Age
Russian scientists have developed experimental embalming methods to maintain the look, feel and flexibility of the Soviet Union's founder’s body, which is 145 years old today 
Mikhail Gorbachev warns Cold War will become a hot armed conflict
Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, said the sanctions, which had cut Russian access to US and European capital markets, threatened to spiral into open warfare with global repercussions.
Vladimir Putin gets his eighth degree blackbelt in karate
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been awarded an eighth-degree black belt in karate - just as a former Soviet leader accused him of having a God complex. The Kremlin leader has now received an eig...
Denmark: New Documents Reveal Lenin Was A German Agent
Copenhagen - Construction workers working on the renovation of the basement of an old warehouse in the Danish capital, have discovered many boxes of documents dating from 1917 and 1918, that allegedly...
Joseph Stalin - Stalin's Last Supper
Investigating Stalin's last supper and final night in a bid to determine just how he died. Was his bodyguard to blame? Fascinating documentary from the BBC T...
Vyacheslav Molotov - Who Killed Stalin
From the acclaimed BBC Timewatch team, this clip explores the fall from grace of Vyacheslav Molotov, presenting another motive and suspect in Stalin's death....
Lavrentiy Beria
Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria speaks about Stalin's merits before the Native land.
Vyacheslav Molotov
Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov visits Hitler in the Chancellery, November 1940. For more details about the Reich Chancellery, please visit http:/...
Mykolas Burokevičius
Mykolas Burokevičius (born October 7, 1927 in Alytus, Lithuania) is a communist political leader in Lithuania. After the Communist Party of Lithuania separated from the Communist Party of the Soviet U...
Nikolai Ryzhkov
Nikolai Ivanovich Ryzhkov (Russian: Николай Иванович Рыжков, Nikolaj Ivanovič Ryžkov; born 28 September 1929) is a former Soviet official who became a Russian politician following the dissolution of t...
Nikolai Ryzhkov - Wikipedia
Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Gorbachev
Nikolay Slyunkov
Nikolay Nikitich Slyunkov (Russian: Николай Никитович Слюньков) (born 1929) was a first secretary of the Communist Party of Byelorussian SSR during the Soviet Union.
Alexander Vlasov (politician)
Alexander Vladimirovich Vlasov (20 January 1932 – 9 June 2002) was a Soviet politician, who held different positions, including interior minister and prime minister. He was the last communist pr...
Islam Karimov: Mystery over fate of Uzbek president
Evidence mounts that one of Asia's most authoritarian leaders, Uzbek President Islam Karimov, has died of an illness after 27 years in power.
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
The Force Awakens (In Ukraine): Darth Vader Statue Replaces Lenin Monument
Artist converts Vladimir Lenin statue in Odessa into a monument to the Star Wars villain and it’s not the first time the George Lucas film has invaded politics. While the rest of the world was trying ...
Tikhonov's First Government
The former government of Alexei Kosygin was dissolved following his resignation in October 1980. Nikolai Tikhonov took over the office of the Premier. The government was dissolved following the nation...
Tikhonov's First Government - Wikipedia
Eastern Front (World War II)
The Eastern Front of World War II was a theatre of conflict between the European Axis powers and co-belligerent Finland against the Soviet Union, Poland and other allies, which encompassed Northern, S...
Eastern Front (World War II) - Wikipedia
Yegor Ligachev
Yegor Kuzmich Ligachyov ( Ligachev; Russian: Его́р Кузьми́ч Лигачёв; born 29 November 1920) is a Soviet politician who was a high-ranking official in the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU)...
Yegor Ligachev - Wikipedia
Leon Trotsky
Leon Trotsky (/ˈtrɒtski/; Russian: Лев Дави́дович Тро́цкий; [ˈlʲɛf ˈtrotskʲɪj]; born Lev Davidovich Bronshtein; 7 November [O.S. 26 October] 1879 – 21 August 1940) was a Marxist ...
Leon Trotsky - Wikipedia