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If Genius is not found, then find Husband.

As a young child, I had wanted to find something I was exceptionally good at. I had tried sports, I had tried musical instruments, I had even tried learning languages, but nothing clicked. 575 more words


On Joe Biden

In 1979, the SALT II arms control treaty was up for ratification in the U.S. Senate. To obtain the necessary two-thirds majority, the Senate leaders wanted to add an amendment, but this required Soviet assent. 

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What is USSR in Russian?

USSR (The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) is in Russian CCCP (Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик), Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik or shortened to the Soviet Union (Russian: Сове́тский Сою́з), Sovetskij Soyuz. 91 more words

Soviet Era

Putin: If you love someone set them free...

#Putin: If you love someone set them free. If they come back they're yours. If they don't…..invade + kill them. pic.twitter.com/AGaoF5K9zc

— Colin Twiggs (@Colin_Twiggs) September 29, 2014

The Big Picture

Georgia's Soviet Mosaics pt. 2 (35 Photos)

Go to this link to check the first part.

I have been documenting Soviet mosaics in Georgia for past several months. These interesting pieces of work are disappearing due to various reasons – the glass pieces fall apart, buildings are demolished, etc. 315 more words


Can the BRICS New Development Bank Revive Russia?

Francisco A. Laguna & Annapurna Nandyal

The Russian Federation, formerly part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) is the largest country in the world, sharing its borders with 14 countries spread over diverse geographies. 568 more words

Corporate / Commercial

Second Thoughts on First Drafts

My first international assignment was to Moscow in 1991. I ended up witnessing the end of the Soviet Union. That was the end of the Cold War. 536 more words

Reporting Conflict