30 years on, russia views afghan war with pride

In this photo taken on Feb 15, 1989, people and relatives greet Soviet Army soldiers driving on their armored personnel carriers after crossing bridge on the border between Afghanistan and then Soviet Uzbekistan near Uzbek of Termez, Uzbekistan. ... Soviet Union invaded..

afghanistan: from "soviet" occupation to american

Back in the 1980s during the Soviet-Afghan War, the Afghan jihadists did not spring up spontaneously out of nowhere. The Western powers with the help of Saudi money and Pakistan’s intelligence agencies trained and armed the erstwhile “freedom fighters” against their archrival the former..

the first year of soviet power

This entails makeover of the violently anti-soviet activities of Mensheviks and SRs, and omission of Western-sponsored efforts to drown the blood. Rabinowitch, however, includes wealth of material on SR and Menshevik anti-soviet machinations and also shows how British embassy operated. ..

the general and world war iii

In 1954, Defense Department Weapons Systems Evaluation Group estimated that Soviet and Soviet-bloc casualties would total seventeen million injured and sixty dead. Under such rain of destruction, the United States would have killed at least human beings pursuit of the small group of..

camera op-ed: marc lamont hill and the soviet union’s

USSR supported Israel's in 1947, and this had more to do with Soviet Joseph Stalin's desire to stick in the eye of Mandate Palestine's rulers, British. At the time of Stalin's death, Soviet press was publishing material warning of Jewish plots and conspiracies and rumors were spreading..

presstv-british fm likens eu to soviet union

PressTV-British FM likens EU to Soviet Union. British Foreign Jeremy Hunt has likened European Union to Soviet Union London's struggle to exit the bloc.. ... It was Soviet Union that stopped people leaving... European Union has said that parts of British Prime Minister..

stalin & hitler: mass murder by starvation

The conquest of Soviet Union meant control of most of European lands which lay between Germany and USSR, and Soviet Belarus, Soviet Ukraine, and western Soviet Russia.. Stalin's Five-Year Plan of 1928 1933 called for the transformation of Soviet Union from..

the return of 'the runaway general'

First, there was the president of the pro- Soviet Republic of Afghanistan, Communist-turned- Afghan-nationalist strongman named Mohammad Najibullah. In fact, his regime would last until 1992, when Soviet Union collapsed and the money and supplies it had been providing Afghan government..

10 positive things the soviet union did

Soviet Union was one of the most repressive deadly regimes in history, and many outright atrocities were committed against Soviet people through the years. ... it was easier for Soviet citizens to travel from city to city and not out of the country... ..

socialism and historical truth

Seeking to undermine Trotsky's prestige, within Soviet Union internationally, Stalin and his henchmen launched campaign of lies. ... the writings of Leon Trotsky would be required reading for every student of Soviet and century history. ..

the orange revolution

they could better cooperate with the opposition movements in Lithuanian, Belarusian, and Ukrainian Soviet Republics, and establish relations with them when Soviet Union collapsed.. These premises were accepted by the anti- Communist Polish in the 1980s, and after 1989 they were central..

soviets, west germans edge closer on nato

West Germany, which already has granted sizable credits and other financial deals to Soviet Union has pressed West to emergency financial aid to Soviets.. Washington and London have said that pouring large amounts of money into Soviet economy at this time would not help the country..

soviet aide explains east-west germany

Soviet press agency Tass quoted Gorbachev Douglas Hurd In the meantime, transitional stage is possible. Just how this process would work - either the period or the security system - is not clear, and Soviet officials had begun to think more carefully about the idea.. ..

soviets propose central american treaty

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze on Wednesday proposed that Soviet Union and United States supervise and guarantee treaty that would reduce Central American nations` armed forces to purely defensive strength.. ... Shevardnadze hinted that Soviet..

tribunedigital-orlandosentinel

SOVIET PRESIDENT Mikhail Gorbachev congratulated President-elect George Bush on Wednesday and hopes the administration will continue developing U.S.- Soviet relations. Soviet Union is ready to continue and deepen Soviet-American cooperation on many issues, Kremlin leader..

soviet schism: needing yet hating change

By tumultuous history to cherish stability and to be wary of the designs of their leaders, Yet Soviet society remains conservative, perhaps because Russian people have been conditioned.. ... This Soviet trait is cited the ability to survive the worst of times and to be grateful for..

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