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Rajiv regarded Pakistan as 'strategic buffer' against USSR: Report

Contradicting perceived proximity to the Soviet Union in the Cold War era, India under the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had toyed with the idea of supporting anti-Russian civilian groups in......

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......

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......

Virtual Reality: Chess organisers tap smartphone generation

IMAGE: Magnus Carlsen (right) and Viswanathan Anand compete at the 2014 World Chess Championship. Photograph: FIDE World Chess Championship Fans tuning in to the 2016 World Chess Championship from......

Biles wins record-equalling fourth gold with floor victory

The 19-year-old team, all around, vault and floor exercise champion became the first woman in 32 years, and fifth overall, to win four golds at a single Games. IMAGE: Simone Biles competes in the......

Diminutive Biles stands tall among greats

On Thursday, Simone Biles completed a feat that no woman has pulled off for 20 years -- winning back-to-back world and Olympic all-around titles.Since the event was introduced to the Olympic......

With only one Russian athlete in the fray, Americans eye bumper medals haul

IMAGE: Darya Klishina of Russia warms up before the long jump. Photograph: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images. The United States is expected to run away with the athletics competition in Rio, taking......
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Why the world has too much cheap oil

UAlberta experts don't expect prices to go up anytime soon as Saudi Arabia continues to play political long game in global oil squeeze. As the... ...

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His Interpreter s Memoirs From the October Revolution to the Fall of the

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Get real on Russia

By C. Raja Mohan Every school child in India knows Russia is India's best friend. That was the essence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks... ...

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What a writer this man is!

'One of his most famous scenes is set in a prison in Delhi where the British try to subvert Karla, the legendary Soviet spy who is being... ...

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Ways forward to peace

The conclusions of a long-running IWPR project on way to build peace in Afghanistan have been presented at a public event in the capital Kabul.... ...

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