#ussr

Science & Technology | Science

The Worst Nuclear Accident in History Turned Chernobyl Into Something Nobody Expected


Reactor number four of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant suffered an explosion during a technical test on April 26, 1986. As a result of the accident, in the then Soviet Union, more than 400 times more radiation was emitted than that released by th

Politics | Politics

Hey, Democrats, I've lived in a socialist country with income 'equality' and it was miserable | Fox News

As Democrats justify grandiose proposals by decrying income inequality, many of us who immigrated to the United States from socialist countries see great irony. After all, unending income equality is what drove us to leave our native lands in the first pl

Sports | Cycling

WorldRiders2, Cycling the USSR, 1989 | Pinterest |

First foreigners allowed to cycle across the Soviet Union we entered from Romania and I exited into Xinjiang, China. A very exciting time of change, Glasnost, Perestroika and new found freedoms after a massacre.

Politics | Politics

This declassified US intelligence report from 1990 is one of the most terrifying things you'll ever read

The 1983 US-Soviet "war scare" is one of the most controversial episodes of the Cold War. Now we...

Politics | From CNN

Drone footage shows derelict remains of Chernobyl - CNN.com

Drone footage captures derelict remains left in the wake of Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30 years later.