Soviet Union
Opinion  /  Published 14.10.22

An old script

The shadow of the Cuban missile crisis on Ukraine...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

World  /  Published 08.10.22

Pillar of rights stir

Bialiatski, 60, has been a pillar of the human rights movement in eastern Europe since the late 1980s, when Belarus was still part of the Soviet Union...
By Andrew Higgins in Warsaw

India  /  Published 28.09.22

Bhagat Singh, the well-read revolutionary

Economic experiment in Russia under the Bolshevik regime greatly interested the freedom fighter...
By Praveen Davar

People  /  Published 05.09.22

Was Mikhail Gorbachev the Arshdeep Singh of the USSR?

Funnyman Vikram Poddar bowls his one-liners in his latest laugh column...
By Vikram Poddar

World  /  Published 03.09.22

Russians bid adieu to Gorbachev

No state honours or Putin presence planned for funeral...
By Reuters in Moscow


India  /  Published 03.09.22

Stalin’s ghost haunts far Left; Kavita exits

She highlighted 'the importance of defending liberal democracies' and the recognition of the authoritarianism in Joseph Stalin’s regime, the Soviet Union and China...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 01.09.22

'Thanks to him we have Pizza Hut'

Many in Russia, even those who cheered the fall of the Soviet Union and the arrival of capitalism, say they are haunted by the thought of what could’ve happened if Gorbachev had only stood his groun...
By Anatoly Kurmanaev

World  /  Published 01.09.22

Putin uses war to unravel the legacy

You fooled the little dummy, the Russian president told NBC to emphasise how the West had tricked the last Soviet leader at the end of the Cold War by suggesting that NATO would not expand eastward...
By Anton Troinovski

World  /  Published 01.09.22

Scepticism of Reagan, Bush

Their understanding is a testament to how much has been lost in the two decades since Vladimir Putin took power in Russia and effectively dismantled Gorbachev’s legacy...
By Peter Baker in Washington

World  /  Published 01.09.22

The victory of liberalism

Europe became whole thanks to Gorbachev. It is less clear what the West gave in return....
By Roger Cohen in Paris


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