The Soviet Union (USSR) was a socialist country in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991 on the territory of Eastern Europe, North, Central and East Asia. Before its collapse, the Soviet Union was the largest state in the world.
A highly-anticipated film about Soviet Lieutenant Aleksandr Pechersky – the mastermind of a successful rebellion at the Sobibor Nazi death camp – has premiered simultaneously in the Russian Parliament and in Israel's Knesset.
The Russian State Duma has refused to pass a draft address describing the activities of former leaders Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin, which led to the fall of the Soviet Union, as “destructive and anti-national.”
The 'Novichok' nerve agent allegedly used in the Sergei Skripal attack likely came from a country were Russian chemists were taken after the Soviet Union collapsed to continue their research, Russia’s OPCW envoy told RT.
If Vladimir Putin was given a chance to go back in time and change one thing in Russia’s history, it would have been the collapse of the Soviet Union, the president told a media forum. He also claimed to be a decent cook.