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The Communist Spy (Maybe) Behind This Year's Nobel Prize in Physics
How neutrino research stems from—and validates—a physicist who defected to the Soviet Union in the 1950s
The Lost World of Communism - Life in Communist Romania & Romanian Revolution
Is pretty hard to find footage of Romania during communism. This documentary is definitely worth to watch, especially if you are Romanian and lived in those times or had relatives who did. It shows ho...
Nicolae Ceausescu and Romania's Christmas revolution
Romania has fared well since it got rid of Ceausescu 25 years ago. It may offer lessons for the Middle East
The First Spacewalk
Alexei Leonov did not feel as if he was in motion as he clambered on to the outside of the spacecraft, 500km above the Earth. But in reality, he was hurtling around our planet at speeds that are many ...
Lev Kulidzhanov
Lev Aleksandrovich Kulidzhanov (Russian: Лев Александрович Кулиджанов; 19 March 1924 – 18 February 2002) was a Soviet film director and screenwriter. He directed eleven films between 1954 an...
Nicolae Ceaușescu
Nicolae Ceaușescu (/ˌniːkɔːˈlaɪ tʃaʊˈʃɛskuː/ NEE-kaw-LY chow-SHES-koo; [nikoˈla.e t͡ʃe̯a.uˈʃesku]; 26 January 1918 – 25 December 1989) was a Romanian Communist politician. He was General Secreta...
Vasily Blyukher
Vasily Konstantinovich Blyukher (also spelled Bliukher, Blücher, etc., (Russian: Васи́лий Константи́нович Блю́хер) (December 1 [O.S. November 19] 1889 – November 9, 1938), was a ...
Vasily Blyukher - Wikipedia
The Communist Spy (Maybe) Behind This Year's Nobel Prize in Physics
How neutrino research stems from—and validates—a physicist who defected to the Soviet Union in the 1950s
The First Spacewalk
Alexei Leonov did not feel as if he was in motion as he clambered on to the outside of the spacecraft, 500km above the Earth. But in reality, he was hurtling around our planet at speeds that are many ...
Vladimir Grigoryevich Fyodorov
Vladimir Grigoryevich Fyodorov (Russian: Владимир Григорьевич Фёдоров) (May 3 (15), 1874, Saint Petersburg - September 19, 1966, Moscow) was a Russian and Soviet scientist, weapons designer, profe...
Vladimir Grigoryevich Fyodorov - Wikipedia
Vladimir Mikhailin
Vladimir Vasilyevich Mikhailin (Russian: Владимир Васильевич Михайлин; July 8, 1915 – January 8, 2007) was a Soviet military leader, admiral, and Hero of the Soviet Union (November 18, 1989)...
Ludvík Svoboda
Ludvík Svoboda (25 November 1895 – 20 September 1979) was a Czechoslovak general and politician. He fought in both World Wars, for which he is regarded as a national hero, and he later served as...
Ludvík Svoboda - Wikipedia
Konstantin Leselidze
Konstantin Nikolaevich Leselidze (Russian: Константин Николаевич Леселидзе, Georgian: კონსტანტინე ლესელიძე, Konstantine Leselidze) (October 15, 1903 – February 21, 1944), was a Colonel-...
Konstantin Leselidze - Wikipedia
Yuri Ozerov (director)
Yuri Ozerov (Russian: Ю́рий Никола́евич О́зеров; 26 January 1921 – 16 October 2001) was a Soviet film director and screenwriter. He directed twenty films between 1950 and 1995. Ozerov's work...
Yuri Ozerov (director) - Wikipedia
Maksim Purkayev
Maksim Alexeyevich Purkayev (Russian: Максим Алексеевич Пуркаев; August 14 (26), 1894, in the village of Nalitovo, Russian Empire - January 1, 1953, Moscow) was a Soviet military leader, reac...
Maksim Purkayev - Wikipedia
Spartacus (ballet)
Spartacus (Russian: «Спартак», Spartak), is a ballet by Aram Khachaturian (1903–1978). The work follows the exploits of Spartacus, the leader of the slave uprising against the Romans known as the ...
Spartacus (ballet) - Wikipedia
Fikret Amirov
Fikret Mashadi Jamil oghlu Amirov (Azerbaijani: Fikrət Məşədi Cəmil oğlu Əmirov; November 22, 1922, Ganja - February 20, 1984, Baku) was a prominent Azerbaijani composer of the Soviet period.Fikre...
Fikret Amirov - Wikipedia
Georgy Beregovoy
Georgy Timofeyevich Beregovoy (Russian: Гео́ргий Тимофе́евич Берегово́й, Ukrainian: Гео́ргій Тимофі́йович Берегови́й; April 15, 1921 – June 30, 1995) was a Soviet cosmonaut who commanded the s...
Georgy Beregovoy - Wikipedia
Yuri Nikulin
Yuri Vladimirovich Nikulin (Russian: Юрий Владимирович Никулин; 18 December 1921 – 21 August 1997) was a well-known Soviet and Russian actor and clown who starred in many popular films.He wa...
Yuri Nikulin - Wikipedia
Yakov Cherevichenko
Yakov Timofeyevich Cherevichenko (Russian: Я́ков Тимофе́евич Черевиче́нко; 12 October 1894 - 4 July 1976) was a Soviet military leader.
Yakov Cherevichenko was born to peasant parents in the v...
Ilya Ehrenburg
Ilya Grigoryevich Ehrenburg (Russian: Илья́ Григо́рьевич Эренбу́рг, [ɪˈlʲja ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲɪvɪtɕ ɪrʲɪnˈburk]; January 27 [O.S. January 15] 1891 – 31 August 1967) was a Soviet writer, j...
Ilya Ehrenburg - Wikipedia
Pavel Rychagov
Pavel Vasilievich Rychagov (2 January 1911 – 28 October 1941) was the Commander of the Soviet Air Forces (VVS) for a brief time from 28 August 1940 to 14 April 1941. He was removed from that position ...
Pavel Rychagov - Wikipedia
Gennady Voronov
Gennady Ivanovich Voronov (Russian: Генна́дий Ива́нович Во́ронов; Rameshki, Tver Governorate, 31 August [O.S. 18 August] 1910 – Moscow, 1 April 1994) was a Soviet-Russian statesm...
Gennady Voronov - Wikipedia
Aleksey Batalov
Aleksey Vladimirovich Batalov (Russian: Алексе́й Влади́мирович Бата́лов; born 20 November 1928) is a Soviet and Russian actor who has been acclaimed for his portrayal of noble and positive charact...
Aleksey Batalov - Wikipedia
Vsevolod Murakhovsky
Vsevolod Serafimovich Murakhovsky (Russian: Всеволод Серафимович Мураховский; born 20 October 1926) is a Ukrainian-Russian politician who served as first deputy premier during the Gorbachev Era.
Vsevolod Murakhovsky - Wikipedia
Vasily Zaytsev
Vasily Grigoryevich Zaytsev (Russian: Васи́лий Григо́рьевич За́йцев; [vɐˈsʲilʲɪj ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ˈzajtsɨf]; 23 March 1915 – 15 December 1991) was a Soviet sniper and a Hero of the Soviet Union du...
Vasily Zaytsev - Wikipedia
Veli Mukhatov
Weli (Welimuhammet) Muhadow (Russian: Вели(мухамед) Мухатов; also Weli Muhadow; Bagyr, near Ashgabat, 5 May [O.S. 22 April] 1916 – 6 January 2005) was a Turkmenistani composer.He...
Fyodor Tolbukhin
Fyodor Ivanovich Tolbukhin (Russian: Фёдор Ива́нович Толбу́хин; June 16, 1894 – October 17, 1949) was a Soviet military commander.
Tolbukhin was born into a peasant family in the provinc...
Fyodor Tolbukhin - Wikipedia