Tag: Cold War

The Greatest Hero in History?

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The Greatest Hero in History?

Stanislav Petrov is the former Soviet lieutenant-colonel who saved the world on 26 September 1983 from nuclear war and Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD). He followed his instincts and ignored a warning from the Soviet Union’s missile defence system that the US had launched a nuclear missile strike. Stanislav thought it was an error. And he […]

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Soviet Cereal for Comrades

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Soviet Cereal for Comrades

The Soviet Union copped some bad press when it fell apart a little over 20 years ago. Unfair really. It wasn’t all gulags and goosestepping behind guided missiles. On the contrary, the great communist experiment of the 20th century is still inspiring utopian ideas in this century. Comrade Jay Wilson’s visionary creation of Commu Loops […]

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