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For decades, "International Workers Day" was an opportunity for the Soviet-aligned bloc to show off its military hardware. But now, the Cold War is long over and, unless you're a labor organizer or a communist, May 1st is probably just another day on the calendar.
Watch Russia demolish a Soviet-era TV tower because it was ‘disfiguring’ a city ahead of the World Cup
The 722-foot building in Yekaterinburg, eastern Russia, crumbled within seconds.
Critics are widely praising "The Death of Stalin," a political satire of the Soviet government that takes place following the death of dictator Josef Stalin.
While the Nazi war machine swept over mainland Europe, the Soviet Union launched a frigid attack on its vastly outnumbered neighbor: Finland.
The newly released JFK files detail things like Lee Harvey Oswald's activities before the shooting and bizarre tip-offs before Kennedy's and Oswald's deaths.
Novichok is a ‘dangerous and sophisticated’ Soviet-era nerve agent — here’s how it works and why it’s so lethal
Novichok, a rare and highly toxic Soviet-era nerve agent, was used to attack former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, UK authorities say.
On May 8, 1945, the remnants of Nazi Germany's military leadership surrendered to Allied forces, bringing six years of bloodshed to an end.
Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev made his wife the country's second in command.
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.
"However harsh and terrible the solution, there would be no other," Castro wrote to Nikita Khrushchev.