International atomic experts have warned of a potential nuclear disaster with Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia plant in the middle of a war zone, bringing back terrifying memories of Chernobyl.
Ukraine marked 90 years since a terrible famine that killed at least 4 million of its people. The event was especially poignant this year as Ukraine deals with its present crisis.
Over 13 days beginning on Oct. 16, 1962, the U.S. and Soviet Union were at the brink of a nuclear conflict. But since the Cold War ended, some historical assumptions about the crisis have changed.
A father and son fighting for Ukraine against the Russian invasion say the war has heightened their Jewish identity.
Gorbachev was the Soviet Union's last leader and played a central role in ending the Cold War. The hospital that treated him said he died of a serious and protracted disease.
In the 1970s and '80s, U.S. officials routinely referred to the Soviet use of microwave radiation against the American Embassy in Moscow. The Soviets were believed to be seeking intelligence.
A civic initiative is commemorating those who were murdered under the rule of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, whom many Russians now admire for defeating Nazi Germany and making his nation a superpower.
When CIA officers walk out of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, they're shadowed by Russian security. A new book examines how they have operated with this round-the-clock surveillance.