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Castro's Cold War crocs

Ten crocodiles with a rich heritage dating back to the Cold War return to Cuba. Their parents were Castro and Hilly presented by Fidel Castro to the


Gaming Soviet-style

Before the Internet, DVDs and smartphones, there were arcade games – popular with kids in many parts of the world, including the former USSR. In


Vandals deface Yeltsin monument

Vandals defaced a monument of Russia’s first post- Soviet president Boris Yeltsin on Friday. They poured blue paint over the memorial in Yeltsin’s


20 years after the USSR

The fall of the Soviet Union resulted in huge changes – in all aspects of life. Education changed, and the education systems in the former Soviet