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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......

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......

Pussy Riot protest members detained by Sochi police

Pussy Riot protest band members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova said they were detained on suspicion of theft in the Winter Olympics host city of Sochi on Tuesday, less than two months......

Mixed day for America at Sochi Winter Games

The United States edged out host nation Russia in a thrilling men's ice hockey game at the Winter Olympics on Saturday, but a last-minute switch of high-tech suits failed to propel American speed......

Tretyak, Rodnina light flame at Sochi opening ceremony

The honour of lighting the Sochi Olympic flame was given to two triple Olympics champions on Friday as Vladislav Tretyak and Irina Rodnina jointly lit the cauldron at Russia's first Winter Games on......

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Kiran
Q. Who Monitors and Controls President of India? stopping him taking wrong decisions?
Kiran:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-monitors-and-controls-president-of-india-stopping-him-ta/27248718/answers/

sanjay sharma
Q. do you find a special place for Sunday among the days of the week?
Sanjay Sharma:  A. Tanzimat: an attempt by the Ottoman Empire to modernise into an industrial power, one thousand, eight hundred and thirty-nine-one thousand, eight...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-find-a-special-place-for-sunday-among-the-days-of-the/27107793/answers/27248736

azam khan
Q. WOMEN Q -Unknown to much of the world, an estimated 2 TO 3 LAKH women, per year, are shipped from Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union to Western Europe and North America. Their destinations are the brothels and nightclubs that operate in those countries. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), these women are often taken and sold against their will, initially lured by the prospect of a decent job (Purvis & Stojaspal, p.18). Upon arrival, their travel documents and identification papers are confiscated. Stripped of self-worth what do their futures hold? COM
Azam Khan:  A. Holocaust Memorial Day UK ~From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ', , Holocaust Memorial Day twenty-seven January is a national event in the United...... more

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Keshav Agarwal
Q. what did the u.s gain after the collapse of the soviet union?
Keshav Agarwal:  A. tell us something new this is a very old story more

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  Web results for Soviet Union
US accuses Russia of violating 1987 missile treaty

The Obama administration accusation that Russia violated a key nuclear weapons treaty leaves the future of the 26-year-old accord in question and... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/us-accuses-russia-of-violating-1987-missile-treaty-news-others-oh4dpvehaffcd.html
US slaps sanctions on Russian energy, arms and finance

President Barack Obama today declared that the United States will join the European Union in slapping new sanctions on Russia's energy sector, arms... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/us-slaps-sanctions-on-russian-energy-arms-and-finance-114073000257_1.html
NASA's Mars rover sets off-Earth, off-road distance record

By By | Reuters By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - NASA's decade-old Mars rover Opportunity has set a new off-Earth, off-road distance... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/nasas-mars-rover-sets-off-earth-off-road-192015048.html
US calls on Moscow to get rid of banned arms

Washington: Ratcheting up tensions with Moscow, Washington on Tuesday urged Russia to destroy prohibited weapons after it accused Russian leaders... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/us-calls-on-moscow-to-get-rid-of-banned-arms_951126.html
European Union imposes new sanctions in 'a strong warning' to Russia

Brussels: After months of hesitation, the EU agreed on Tuesday to impose economic sanctions against Russia, hoping this "strong warning" would make... ...

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