Women and the Iranian Revolution

How the 1979 Islamic Revolution changed Iranian women's lives, plus Solzhenitsyn's widow, fighting Nicaragua's Contras, the search for WMD and the Nazi invasion of Poland in 1939.

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55 minutes

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Sun 16 Feb 2014 02:06 GMT

Collapse of the Soviet Union

Collapse of the Soviet Union

It's 25 years since Mikhail Gorbachev stood down and the dissolution of the USSR began

Cuban History Collection

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

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

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