A Star Is Born In the Soviet Union

Amid the desolation of economic collapse, the Soviet aerospace industry has come up with an apparent winner. Flown by a crack new aerobatic team from Moscow,...

Soviet Union: Good News, Bad Times

With good news scarcer than sausage in the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev made the most of what was available last week. Emerging jubilant from a Kremlin...

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See Pictures of a Young Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin prides himself on his humble, rough and tumble upbringing. Putin, who won this year’s TIME 100 reader’s poll and is included in...

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