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Thu May 06, 2021
(RealClearPolitics)
 
 
 
For your reading pleasure; it's like watching a technicolor slo-mo trainwreck. Victor Davis Hanson asks the burning question: Are Americans becoming Sovietized? With helpful checklist and answers that define a whole new level of delusional overreach
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
May 5, 1961: Soviet Union laughs at America's pathetic 15 minute manned spaceflight. July 20, 2021: Elon Musk to laugh at Jeff Bezos's pathetic 15 minute crewed spaceflight
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Fri April 30, 2021
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
The US is downsizing its embassy in Mar-A-Lago East
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Thu April 29, 2021
(Air Force Times)
 
 
 
Air Force base in Alaska complains that increased Russian activity is making them do actual work for the first time since the 90s
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Mon April 26, 2021
(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
On this day 35 years ago, the Soviet Union gave the world the gift that keeps on giving
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(Daily Express)
 
 
 
Russian President Putin poo poos US President Biden, sets out his own demands for their emergency summit in a neutral European nation. Probably Ukraine once its been invaded (possible nsfw content on page)
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Sun April 25, 2021
(Popular Mechanics)
 
 
 
Russia has a bold plan to return its sole aircraft carrier, the ill-fated Admiral Kunetsov, to service so even more bad things can happen to it
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
The orders came in whispers. The go juice was loaded out. The pilots worked the weekend, should the rioters start to shout. Records were erased. And the bird never flew. But if you're in CA, someone wanted to send an F-15 after you
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Fri April 23, 2021
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Climate Deniers: "Humans can't change the climate." Climate: "You idiots actually managed to tilt the earth's axis"
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Thu April 22, 2021
(The Drive)
 
 
 
The Rooskies had space missiles? No, Shchit
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Tue April 20, 2021
(South China Morning Post)
 
 
 
The time in history when the US was ready to start a nuclear war against the Soviet Union to save Mao. Looks like Nixon and Kissinger were commies lovers
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Russia says it's launching its own space station in 2025, with проститутки and игра в камешки and водка
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Sun April 18, 2021
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
79 years ago 80 men with balls bigger than the aircraft they flew in did two things that had never been done before, flying Army bombers from an aircraft carrier, & attacking the home islands of Japan. They're all gone now but the memory lives on
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Fri April 16, 2021
(The US Sun)
 
 
 
Giant armed robots loom over streets of rebel-controlled Donetsk as tensions continue to rise in Ukraine. Will settle the score if humans on both sides don't tone it down
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(The Drive)
 
 
 
Sit back, and I'll tell you the tale of the saddest aircraft carrier in history. Yes, it's in China
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Thu April 15, 2021
(The Drive)
 
 
 
Of all the Yugo sales videos in the world, this one from 1988 is the Yugo-iest. "Hero" tag stuck in H
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Sun April 11, 2021
(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
There's vengeance. And then there's buying a tank and taking it in to battle to avenge your dead husband level vengeance
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
So it turns out we have always been at war with EastAsia, and SouthAsia, not to mention WestAsia
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Tue April 06, 2021
(The Hollywood Reporter)
 
 
 
US considering Olympic boycott. This is not a repeat from 1980
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(Fark)
 
 
 
Let's talk bread pudding. Do you like it wet or dry? Raisins? Caramel? Share your love, people. I've got a loaf to use up
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Mon April 05, 2021
(Guardian)
 
 
 
In the Soviet Union, the ring throws you into Mount Doom
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Putin signs law allowing him to be Russian President basically for the rest of his life
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(TASS News Russia)
 
 
 
Russian parliament: our Russian brothers in Ukraine are being oppressed. Oh you mean the guys you sent to invade Ukraine are finally getting what they deserve after 7 years?
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Sat April 03, 2021
(The Hill)
 
 
 
"It's inherently dangerous to have their forces and ours so close together. Someone is going to make a mistake and start WWIII" I present to you, NATO military drills in Ukraine
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Thu April 01, 2021
(The Drive)
 
 
 
Toyota introduces the WHO-certified Land Cruiser with a vaccine refrigerator and backup generator. Murica to retaliate with an anti-Vaxxer heavy duty pickup truck
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Thu March 18, 2021
(Deadline)
 
 
 
Ridley Scott directing a 10-part World War II drama
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Thu March 11, 2021
(NYPost)
 
 
 
The first rule of gaslighting is to accuse the other side of perfecting it
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Wed March 10, 2021
(The Drive)
 
 
 
♫♩♬ My nosecone is inflatable ♪ ♬ ♫
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(History Channel)
 
 
 
On this day in history, in 1948, Czechoslovakia's plan to participate in the Marshall Plan was undone as Foreign Minister Jan Masaryk, opposed to the Communists, suddenly decided to leap out of a window possibly onto some bullets
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Sun March 07, 2021
(CNN)
 
 
 
Mark Pavelich, one of the "Coneheads" from the 1980 US Olympic hockey team, has passed away at age 63. The lifting of our country's spirits from that Miracle on Ice victory over the Soviet Union will nevertheless live on forever
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Adventure through a frozen ghost town -- a frozetown one could say
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Fri March 05, 2021
(AP News)
 
 
 
'Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn' wins the Golden Bear in Berlin, and Borat or Sasha Baron Cohen are nowhere to be found
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Mon March 01, 2021
(Windy City Guy)
 
 
 
Chicago's Union Station circa the '40s. I like trains
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Sun February 28, 2021
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Any day now, says increasingly nervous man
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Thu February 25, 2021
(ICIJ)
 
 
 
He was an Afghan asylum seeker locked up in a Texas detention center. Then he won $620,000 in the first online poker tournament he entered
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(Smithsonian Magazine)
 
 
 
Pretty awesome story about an NSA agent named Juanita Moody who was key to the Cuban Missile Crisis. What she did was so secretive her story is just now being declassified
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
The GOP in its death throes is exactly the same as 1970's Soviet Russia - lesson from history is that the Republicans have no path to reform, Like their Soviet counterparts, their party is too far gone
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Very nice Soviet Kazakh health posters from the 1970s
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Sat February 20, 2021
(History Channel)
 
 
 
Fifty years ago today, a goof by an airman at NORAD had America thinking war was imminent. UPI and AP teletypes rang 20 bells followed by code word "HATEFULNESS" which was a warning to cease broadcasting immediately except for designated stations
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Fri February 19, 2021
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Apparently the Republican's cunning free-market plan in Texas was not thought out all the way through, they've devastated the state with their deregulation
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Thu February 18, 2021
(The Moscow Times)
 
 
 
You can't spell 'dumbass' without Duma
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Tue February 16, 2021
(Interesting Engineering)
 
 
 
Where's my flying tank?
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(The Drive)
 
 
 
Russia releases a video tour of its Doomsday War Room facility, fails to confirm if fighting is allowed inside
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Wed February 10, 2021
(Politico)
 
 
 
Suddenly everyone from the US, to China, to even the UAE are getting their asses to Mars
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(Pravda)
 
 
 
Forty years ago, all Russian admirals of the Soviet Pacific Fleet were killed in a plane crash because their Tupolev Tu-104 was carrying too much printer paper and furniture. Bonus: the plane appears to have run on kerosene
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Tue February 09, 2021
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
On this day, 70 years ago, Joe McCarthy launched his "Commies everywhere, even under your bed" campaign, marking the start of The Big Lie in American politics Others have followed his example
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Mon February 08, 2021
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Hungary Hungary homophobe caught at gay orgy becomes ironic icon
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Sun February 07, 2021
(CNN)
 
 
 
Former secretary of state George Shultz dead at 100. Good grief
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Sun January 31, 2021
(History Channel)
 
 
 
On this day in 1990, McDonald's opened first fast food restaurant in Moscow. Do you want vodka with that, comrade?
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Fri January 29, 2021
(Guardian)
 
 
 
He *was* a spy
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Wed January 27, 2021
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Moscow's mayor lifts some coronavirus restrictions, presumably to help thin out the anti-Putin crowds
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(Estonian World)
 
 
 
Kaja Kallas becomes Estonia's first female prime minister. Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos
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Mon January 25, 2021
(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
Putin claims pro-Navalny protests 'counterproductive, dangerous,' possibly as they won't change his mind, and some protesters might damage his tanks by getting their teeth stuck in the treads
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Sat January 23, 2021
(9News (Australia))
 
 
 
Behold the abandoned Soviet nuclear missile base from the height of the Cold War hidden in a Polish forest. Anyone need an evil genius secret lair?
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Wed January 20, 2021
(Politico (Europe))
 
 
 
Russia would like us to know that although we are going through a rocky spot, our relationship is totally salvageable as long as we admit it was all our fault
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Tue January 19, 2021
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Vladimir Putin strips down to bathing trunks, immerses himself in freezing waters of lake observing Orthodox Christian ritual to mark the feast of Epiphany
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Sat January 16, 2021
(The Sun (Ireland))
 
 
 
Secret documents reveal Brit and US spies hunted Nazi Hitler for ten years after WW2 over fake sightings in South America. Since this is the Sun, he's most likely still alive and living in North America
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Fri January 15, 2021
(Slate)
 
 
 
It's official: Mike Pompeo will be retiring with the title of "worst U.S. Secretary of State EVER"
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Wed January 13, 2021
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Russian 'Nazi circus monkey' prompts investigation. Amazingly, this has nothing to do with last week in Washington
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Mon January 11, 2021
(The Drive)
 
 
 
Sometimes heist movies really do write themselves, even if the caper itself involves a heavy lift or two
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(History Channel)
 
 
 
On this day in history, in 1928, Stalin banished Trotsky, demonstrating an impressive command of fourth-level abjuration spells even if it did rely on a Charisma save
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(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
Gorbachev says he expects Biden to extend Cold War arms deal, surprising international arms treaty observers with the fact that he's still around
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Fri January 08, 2021
(Daily Star)
 
 
 
First they came for the snowmen, and did not speak out because I was not a snowman (possible nsfw content on page)
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Bill Gates: You need to wear a mask. A diving mask, that is
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