'A naked abuse of power'

...the political spectrum, who liken a Texas county prosecutor's farcical charges to banana-republic politics and Soviet Union-era show trials.Sensational headlines such as "Perry faces up to 105 years in prison" betray the political vindictiveness...

Don't tar Christian armies

...killings of China's Mao Zedong (60 million), the Soviet Union's Joseph Stalin (40 million), China's Chiang...million), Japan's Hideki Tojo (5 million), the Soviet Union's Vladimir Lenin ( 4 million), Cambodia's Pol...

Animals entering political ads

...re-election campaign, President Ronald Reagan aired a commercial about a bear, a readily recognizable symbol for the Soviet Union."There is a bear in the woods. For some people, the bear is easy to see. Others don't see it at all," the...

Aleksandra Demediuk

...she was born on January 17, 1926 in Kiev, Ukraine. Despite growing up under Stalin's oppressive regime in the Soviet Union, Aleksandra excelled in music and graduated first in her gymnasium class. After her father was arrested during Stalin's...

So you wanna revolution? What kind, exactly?

...first rock. To spark an armed revolt, this government would literally have to turn on its citizens the way Stalin's Soviet Union or Mao's China turned on theirs. And God help the bureaucrats that ever make such an order, because Americans will...

In Russia, Reagan remembered for helping bring down Soviet Union

MOSCOW -- He stunned the Soviet Union with his tough rhetoric, calling...determination to destroy communism and the Soviet Union was a hallmark of his eight-year...needed to reach targets in the Soviet Union compared to intercontinental missiles...

Commission: Soviet Union was behind shooting of Pope

...commission concluded "beyond any reasonable doubt" that the Soviet Union was behind the 1981 attempt to kill Pope John Paul II...beyond any reasonable doubt, that the leaders of the Soviet Union took the initiative to eliminate the pope Karol Wojtyla...

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Mir's 'space mirror' to shine on cities in ex-Soviet Union

...Wednesday for a dazzling experiment with a space mirror that will send a beam of reflected sunlight flashing over the ex-Soviet Union and parts of Europe. The Znamya (Banner) experiment, which is scheduled to start at around 5 a.m. EST Thursday...

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Rowing coach with Augusta ties passes away

...coaching legend Igor Grinko passed away Monday night after a battle with cancer.Grinko, 68, coached the United States, Soviet Union and China national teams. He helped the 1996 American men's quad sculling team earn a silver medal in Atlanta. It...

Living in the past

...are model leaders.Of the 20th and 16th centuries, respectively.Russia's Putin seems intent on reconfiguring the Soviet Union which, as you'll recall, collapsed of its own overbearing weight during the last century. He is still playing that...