Soviet Union

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    Video caption: A clip from Wes Hurley's autobiographical tale of growing up gay in Soviet Union

    A clip from Wes Hurley's autobiographical tale of growing up gay in Soviet Union

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    Video caption: Yalta summit film shows WW2 Allies in key talks in 1945

    Newsreel footage from 1945 shows Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin at Yalta.

  3. Dyatlov Pass: Why did nine people die mysteriously?

    Zinaida Kolmogorova

    In the dead of winter, a group of students set out on a trek into the Ural Mountains. Their frozen bodies - with inexplicable injuries - were discovered in locations that compounded the puzzle of how they died. Read more

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    Video caption: Mikhail Gorbachev tells the BBC: World in ‘colossal danger’

    The former Soviet leader warns that the tension between Russia and the West is a risk to the entire planet.