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Forty-two Russian sailors died when the nuclear sub Komsomolets sank 30 years ago. Researchers just detected elevated radiation levels near the wreck.
30 years after Tiananmen Square massacre, China is more authoritarian than ever but also more capitalist
The Tiananmen square massacre on June 4, 1989, shaped China as we know it today. In the three decades since, China traded freedom for economic growth.
HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ series invented a main character to depict the world’s worst nuclear power plant accident
Ulana Khomyuk represents a composite of several Soviet scientists, but some experts have challenged the accuracy of her character.
Amid the chaos and destruction in Germany during the final days of World War II, Soviet forces found other, nonmilitary ways to torment their foes.
On May 8, 1945, the remnants of Nazi Germany's military leadership surrendered to Allied forces, bringing six years of bloodshed to an end.
As Russia continues to try to reassert itself as a global power, it faces many struggles. Here are some mind-blowing facts about Russia's economy.
NATO was formed 70 years ago, as Europe recovered from World War II. The alliance has only grown and is now poised to welcome its 30th member.
From the Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missile Crisis to the September 11 attacks, here are 6 times in its history that NATO faced a crisis.
While the Nazi war machine swept over mainland Europe, the Soviet Union launched a frigid attack on its vastly outnumbered neighbor: Finland.
The Soviet Union was secretive about its weapons, but would display its capabilities during holidays — and the CIA (covertly) crashed the party.