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Cold War Exchanges: USSR and UC Berkeley

Written by Salaam Sbini, a fourth year history student participating in the IMLS, “Strategic Stewardship for Sustaining the Archives of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology” project. 472 more words

Dearly Departed


Director: Pavel Klushantsev. Starring: Vladimir Emelyanov, Geogri Zhzhyonov, Gennadi Vernov, John the Robot. USSR, 1962. IMDB: 6.5. My rating: 3/4. Adventure, sci-fi, space travel. 1,044 more words

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The Long, Twisted, and Bizarre History of the Trump-Russia Scandal

Wow! You’ve got to hand it to The Donald, he usually has a 140-character attention span, and is just starting to learn about the legislative process in Congress, but he has been scheming in Russia since 1986, 5 years before the end of the communist USSR: 165 more words


Alexei Navalny, Russian opposition leader, arrested in Moscow

The principal opposition to #Vladimir Putin’s regime was today arrested. Alexei Navalny ( @navalny ) the head of the russian opposition was promoting one of the rallys organized nationwide. 218 more words


Director: Georgiy Daneliya. Starring: Evgeny Leonov, Yuri Yakovlev, Stanislav Lyubshin, Levan Gabriadze. USSR, 1986. Imbd: 8.2. My rating: 4/4. Absurd surreal dystopian sci-fi comedy. 957 more words

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