Escape from the KGB

From Cold War spies to a first for women's baseball, plus Hong Kong handover and Mandela's birthday bash. And the creator of Second Life.

Picture: The former KGB headquarters in Moscow.

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55 minutes

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Sat 20 Jul 2013 21:06 GMT

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Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

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