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Cuba came close to owning 100 N-bombs after 1962 crisis

The Soviet Union had secretly planned to leave over 100 nuclear weapons in Cuba after the end of the Cuban missile crisis but were so scared by Fidel Castro's instability that they made up a law to......

Chinese daily questions extravagance over space adventures

As a Chinese spacecraft was put on its path to attempt the country's first docking mission, a feat achieved by Soviet Union years back, questions were raised about its relevance and whether it was......

Revitalise Indo-Russian ties faster: Indologist

Admitting that Russia's relations with India have not "developed properly" after the breakup of the Soviet Union, a Russian indologist has called for a proactive approach with focus on cooperation......

When USSR threatened to take Pak's 'eyes out'

The Soviet Union had warned Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto at the height of the Cold War in the 1960s that it would take Pakistan's 'eyes out' if it looked at India in an inimical manner. The then Soviet......

We all lost the Cold War: Gorbachev

Former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev, now in the US to attend the funeral of his Cold War foe President Ronald Reagan, has said that their interests to make peace with each other coincided,......

Food Bill: Lessons India should have learnt from Soviet Union

By throwing food at poverty that is result of faulty economics and lack of jobs, one is only trying to suicidal path says Colonel (retd) Anil Athale. Right at the outset the author wishes to......

Russia bids to become a tech tiger

It has been fifty years since the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, proving to an astonished world that the Russians could beat the West at its own scientific game. Now a vastly different Russia is......

What America must do to compete with 'Chindia'

Ever since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Americans could reasonably dream of a world dominated by a single superpower: the US. No longer. The rapid transformation of China into an economic......

India, China tap major global demands

With China and India joining the global trading market and the disintegration of the Soviet Union, most of the world's productivity is being tapped by these two countries to satisfy the global......

Celebrities & Advertising

Celebrities & AdvertisingWhat is common to tennis ace Pete Sampras and the former Soviet Union leader, Mikhail Gorbachev? Take the Rediff Biz Quiz and find out how much you know about celebrities......

Sochi Olympics: Criticism of Games reflects 'Cold War' mentality, says Putin

Western criticism of Russia's Winter Olympics was reminiscent of Cold War ambitions to hold the Soviet Union back, President Vladimir Putin said on Monday, despite signs that the world was warming......

Ambitious Afghanistan cricket set for next chapter...

'There was no cricket here until 12 years ago and now we’re at a cricket World Cup – it's a fairytale' 'A player had to go to the funeral of his cousin, who was shot dead by a drone'......

IOC hails 'historic' U.N. resolution on sport autonomy

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach delivers a speech. Photograph: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images The International Olympic Committee has hailed a United Nations resolution......

Asian Games: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan to win cricket gold

Sri Lanka crushed Afghanistan by 68 runs to win the gold medal in the men's Twenty20 cricket event at the Asian Games on Friday. Unlike the previous day, when Sri Lanka won a coin toss to get into......

Formula One teams rule out Russian race boycott

Formula One teams say they will race in Russia, despite the crisis in Ukraine and downing of a Malaysian airliner, unless the country's debut Grand Prix in October is called off or they are ordered......
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Nasa rover completes 11year Mars marathon

Nasa's Opportunity Mars rover has become the first human-made vehicle to complete a marathon on another planet a feat accomplished in a record time... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/world-news/nasa-rover-completes-11-year-mars-marathon/article1-1330805.aspx
Feud on Earth But Peace in Space for US and Russia

File Photo: A NASA astronaut caught by the camera on the International Space Station (Reuters Photo) Moscow, Russia: Hundreds of kilometres... ...

http://m.ndtv.com/world-news/feud-on-earth-but-peace-in-space-for-us-and-russia-749706
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Russia, unlike some other nations, does not see Pakistan as a part of terrorism menace but a key player in eradicating it from the world, Russia's... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/Russia-Does-Not-See-Pak-As-Part-of-Terrorism-Menace-Envoy/887833
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By By | Reuters 6 minutes ago WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is losing an information war to Russia, Islamic State and other rivals,... ...

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UPDATE 2-Ukraine leader fires powerful oligarch Kolomoisky as regional chief

* Oligarch accused of sending armed men into state firm * But he credited with stopping rebel seizure of key region * Deputies pressing... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/03/25/ukraine-crisis-oligarch-idINL6N0WR09220150325

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