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Today marks 6️⃣0️⃣ years since the adoption of the #ViennaConvention  on Diplomatic Relations. RURussia as the successor state of the Soviet Union is a Party to the Convention. 🔗

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1,700 bikini-clad snowboarders & skiers hit Siberian slopes to close season in style (VIDEO) — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Stop the ‘saber-rattling’ & begin de-escalation before Russia-Ukraine conflict turns into ‘nuclear holocaust,’ #Gabbard  tells #Biden  — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

White House admits lack of confidence in DEBUNKED story about Russian bounties – after Biden repeatedly used it to attack Trump — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

#Biden ' #Russia  policy ludicrous, unbelievable, contradictory & unprecedented: First offers Putin summit & then imposes sanctions — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

The Soviet Union lost the Cold War because closed societies couldn't compete in the global economy. Will open societies face similar challenges in defending against new forms of technology competition & conflict? My latest.

Sputnik V is the only new export of value that “Russia has developed since the collapse of the Soviet Union,” said Agnieszka Legucka, an expert on post-Soviet Russia.

Colin Powell on the Afghanistan pullout: “The Soviet Union did it the same way. They got tired, and they marched out and back home. How long did anybody remember that?” I’d say a pretty long time...

READ: "Poetry and Politics in the Crucible of History: Joseph Brodsky, James H. Billington, and the End of the Soviet Union"

Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering, single-orbit flight made him a hero in the Soviet Union and an international celebrity.


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“The ERCOT grid has collapsed in exactly the same manner as the old Soviet Union,” said Ed Hirs, an energy fellow at the University of Houston. “It limped along on underinvestment and neglect until it finally broke under predictable circumstances."

Exclusive: For Bernie Sanders, his 1988 trip to the Soviet Union was an effort to build diplomatic ties. For the Soviets, it was the start of a years-long propaganda effort to exploit his antiwar agenda, documents obtained by The New York Times show.

In the Soviet Union, competent bureaucrats were eliminated if their truth-telling embarrassed the Leader. Trump is creating the same kind of dysfunctional loyalty cult in Washington, DC, right before our eyes. And no one is stopping him.

I can tell you all this for sure- whatever ridiculous propaganda we were fed in then Czechoslovakia, which was mandated by Soviet Union- pales next to the lies being told and repeated by trump and his ilk. I am not kidding… trump truly trumps the communists. And that’s not easy

It’s official-Omar is a loon & utterly ignorant of history. Compares Israel to Nazi Germany. I just returned from there today. She’s sick. Omar introduces resolution defending boycott of Israel, likens it to boycotts of Nazi Germany, Soviet Union

I covered the Soviet Union and its face off with American democracy. To liken this impeachment inquiry to Soviet tactics is to make a mockery of all who stood up for justice, accountability and the rule of law during the Cold War - including many, many Republicans.

“We are witnessing something surprising, something that even the Soviet Union was not able to accomplish: Divide the U.S. and Western Europe. It didn’t work then, but it seems to be working with Mr. Trump now.” ~quote from Russia state TV

Bernie honeymooned in the Soviet Union during the Cold War and thinks people lining up in bread lines “is a good thing” about socialism. He literally wants the US to become the USSR. But Trump is the Russian agent. ???‍♂️

The terrorist is from a country called Uzbekistan, part of Russia & the Soviet Union for the last 200 years before independence in 1991.