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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......

Mera Wala Shah Rukh!

From 'Mera Wala Shah Rukh' to Salman's Being Hygienic ways, my super filmi week, says Sukanya Verma, has a lot on its mind. Monday My day begins on a bittersweet note. One of the worst feelings......

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......

Sports Shorts: Aus cyclist Perkins to represent Russia at 2020 Olympics

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Friday IMAGE: Shane Perkins. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters Australian cyclist Shane Perkins has been given the green light to......

Football Briefs: Muller double helps Bayern see off Chelsea in Singapore

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Bayern Munich’s Thomas Muller scores the third goal against Chelsea during their International Champions Cup in Singapore......

Factbox: A list of French Open women's champions over time

The 2nd major of the year, the French Open will start on the weekend. With the clay-court Grand Slam starting on Sunday, here is the list of French Open champions over the years French Open......

Soccer legend Maradona mourns 'second father' Castro

IMAGE: Cuban President Fidel Castro (L) and Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona play with a ball during an interview in La Havana, in this October 26, 2005 file photo. Photograph: Canal......
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ISIS-like opinions converging with extreme-left ideology, warns Jaitley

[India], Sept.24 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday stated that while elements like the ISIS are not too prominent in India as... ...

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Monument to designer of AK-47 rifle scarred by sculptor's lapse

Workers on Friday cut out part of a new monument to Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the Soviet Union’s legendary AK-47 assault rifle, after... ...

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Soviet officer who prevented nuclear war

The night of September 26, 1983, could have been the world's last if this "badly-frightened" Soviet officer in command at a missile launch warning... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/colonel-cool-soviet-officer-who-prevented-nuclear-war-117092200314_1.html
Theresa May's new EU adviser once defended the Soviet Union and lamented rise of capitalism

Theresa May's new EU adviser once defended the Soviet Union and lamented rise of capitalism Theresa May's new EU adviser Credit: Dario... ...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/20/theresa-mays-new-eu-adviser-defended-soviet-union-andlamented/
Quick-witted Russian soldier who averted Cold War nuclear conflict dies

The Russian held his nerve when the radar screen showed five US ballistic missiles cruising toward the Soviet Union. ...

http://zeenews.india.com/world/quick-witted-russian-soldier-who-averted-cold-war-nuclear-conflict-dies-2043528.html

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