August 30 in history:
Lincoln and Booth were together every week in the ’60s…the 1960s. On your TV screen. Raymond Massey…famous for playing Abraham Lincoln on stage and film…portrayed Dr. 156 more words
Russia has closed twelve McDonald’s outlets, including the country’s flagship restaurant in central Moscow, publicly citing sanitary violations.
Analysts believe the closures are part of a backlash against western corporations in Russia, symbolic of the current Cold War-like atmosphere. 50 more words
‘Which President to believe on Ukraine: Obama or Putin? Which top diplomat: Kerry or Lavrov? Which country is more to be trusted: USA or Russia? 309 more words
‘In 1980 Ronald Reagan expressed his idea of relations between the United States and the Soviet Union in one short sentence: “We win, they lose.” Twelve years later, his immediate successor at the White House, George H W Bush, was satisfied that the task had been accomplished: “A world once divided into two armed camps now recognises one, sole and pre-eminent power, the United States of America.” The cold war was officially at an end. 173 more words