Soviet Union–United States relations in all BBC programmes
The tensions within the UN following the shooting down of Korean Airlines flight 007.
A European plea to the US Senate reminds Alistair Cooke of the 1919 Treaty of Versailles.
Carter weighs up boycott of Moscow Olympics.
President's threat over Olympic boycott criticised.
Would the Russians prefer to see a Democrat in the White House this year?
Cultural exchanges usher in a new era of Soviet-American relations.
In the aftermath of the shooting-down of the Korean airliner, fear of Russia returns.
Why did Gorbachev's visit to Japan fail to encourage financial investment?
Embargo on grain exports to Russia fails.
Dock workers boycott grain shipments to USSR.
Soviet foreign minister Gromyko threatens to sink SALT treaty.
An escalation in tension during the Cold War, as an airliner is shot down over Russia.
The 1991 May Day parade in Moscow is discussed with UN Soviet Ambassador Andrei Gromyko.
Uproar over Soviet use of 'spy dust' to keep track of Americans in Moscow.
Reagan suggests arms limitation talks.
Alistair Cooke remembers the Cuban missile crisis and Nixon's golf club scandal.
US and Soviet leaders in dual New Year greetings broadcasts.
President Reagan proposes a space-based missile platform.
US agreement over grain for Russia deal.
Arms limitation talks with Russia.
Carter stunned by Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Security concerns at the US embassy in Moscow and at the founding of the UN in 1945.
The 1997 release of conversations Kennedy taped during the Cuban missile crisis of 1962.
Soviet military strength ahead of US, report finds.
Human rights row leads to collapse of US-Soviet arms talks.
Russian-American handshakes in space, and the denunciations of Alexander Solzhenitsyn.