The reason why African countries are keen to work with Russia
“In 1917, new forces came to power in Russia – the Bolsheviks. I don’t know how you feel about them, whether you like them or...
Tereshkova first woman in space
On 16th June 1963, at the age of 26, Valentina V Tereshkova became the first woman to fly in space, a major Soviet engineering and...
Lessons from the Cuban Missile Crisis Sixty Years
Sixty years ago during the Cold War the world came close to a nuclear war between the two superpowers of the day, the Soviet Union...
The Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic: socialist construction 1921-1941
This is part two of a series on the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, which was a founding republic of the Soviet Union (founded in 1922)....
McCarthyism on the rise in Australian universities
In Australia’s latest self-sabotaging attack on China, the Morrison government has released a proposal that targets students and academics at Australian universities
Never forget the victory of the Soviet Union
On 9th May, 1945, Hitler’s fascism was finally crushed amongst the rubble of Berlin and the “thousand-year Reich” came to a mercifully premature end. The...