It was another Soviet first in space 50 years ago — putting a woman in orbit. And 26-year old Valentina Tereshkova carried her part with grace, shouting "Take off your hat, sky, I'm coming!" as she blasted off.Full story
MISOV, Czech Republic (Reuters) - A former secret Soviet nuclear warhead shelter in the Czech Republic is being turned into a museum inviting visitors to learn about the Cold War atomic race. Full story
CHISINAU (Reuters) - Moldova's parliament on Tuesday passed a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Vlad Filat's government after weeks of feuding within the three-party pro-Europe coalition which has governed the former Soviet republic for more than three years. Full story
October 22, 1962: President John F. Kennedy addressed the American people on the Soviet arms buildup in Cuba.
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The Ukrtelecom logo is seen on the wall of the company's head office in Kiev June 5, 2013. A firm owned by Ukraine's richest businessman Rinat Akhmetov said on Wednesday it was buying the former Soviet republic's main fixed-line operator Ukrtelecom from Austrian investment firm EPIC for an undisclos
REFILE - CORRECTING YEARAn advertisement for Ukrtelecom is seen outside the company's head office in Kiev June 5, 2013. A firm owned by Ukraine's richest businessman Rinat Akhmetov said on Wednesday it was buying the former Soviet republic's main fixed-line operator Ukrtelecom from Austrian invest