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700 years of the Russian Rouble

To celebrate the 700th anniversary of the rouble, Russia's Ministry of Culture presents... two swimsuit models wrestling in a paddling pool filled with black...

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Joseph Stalin: height

Nobody is exactly sure just how tall Stalin was. Contemporary reports of the exact Stalin height vary. At the lower end, people report that he was 5 foot 4...

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What was the Cold War?

The Cold War was a conflict between the United States of America (and its allies) and the Soviet Union (and its allies). The conflict began in the mid-1940s...

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What was the Yalta Conference?

The Yalta Conference was a meeting between the Soviet, US and British heads of state, held from 4-11 February 1945.
Recognising that the defeat of Nazi Germany...