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#Cold War

# cold-war - Friday 14 March, 2014

'No common vision': Last-ditch US-Russia talks on Crimea end in failure
# No Deal
# No Deal

'No common vision': Last-ditch US-Russia talks on Crimea end in failure

Mar 14th 2014, 7:25 PM 6,284 Views 71 Comments

The talks between John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov “did not find common ground” according to US officials.

# cold-war - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Gunfire keeps monitors from Crimea as Russia ups threats
# Crimea
# Crimea

Gunfire keeps monitors from Crimea as Russia ups threats

Mar 8th 2014, 2:16 PM 9,223 Views 89 Comments

The OSCE said earlier today that its monitors would try again to enter the Ukrainian region of Crimea.

# cold-war - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions
# Crimea Crisis
# Crimea Crisis

Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions

Mar 5th 2014, 8:39 AM 3,582 Views 60 Comments

America’s top diplomat said last night that Moscow was looking for a “pretext” to invade Ukraine further.

# cold-war - Sunday 2 March, 2014

'If Russia wants to be a G8 country it needs to act like one' says US Secretary of State
# Warning
# Warning

'If Russia wants to be a G8 country it needs to act like one' says US Secretary of State

Mar 2nd 2014, 4:19 PM 10,797 Views 62 Comments

John Kerry today raised the possibility of boycotting the G-8 summit in Russia.

# cold-war - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Married couple jailed for spying on Germany for more than 20 years
# Cold War
# Cold War

Married couple jailed for spying on Germany for more than 20 years

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:30 PM 13,973 Views 15 Comments

The couple left hidden messages for the Russian secret services in comments under YouTube videos.

# cold-war - Saturday 16 February, 2013

GALLERY: Incredible photos of Afghanistan before the wars
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

GALLERY: Incredible photos of Afghanistan before the wars

Feb 16th 2013, 8:45 AM 29,960 Views 62 Comments

Dr Bill Podlich took hundreds of photos while working with UNESCO in 1967 and 1968. Here’s what he saw.

# cold-war - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:47 PM 7,885 Views 7 Comments

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.

# cold-war - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?

Jul 28th 2012, 8:00 AM 16,992 Views 6 Comments

Missile silos and Nazi bunkers have been converted into habitable homes, while other designers are focused on preparing shelters for surviving catastrophes.

# cold-war - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips
# Espionage
# Espionage

Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips

Mar 27th 2012, 7:00 AM 9,072 Views 22 Comments

It sounds like a wild conspiracy theory, or film script, but recently declassified documents exposes more about the bizarre project.

# cold-war - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Action Replay: the day America's amateurs pulled off a sporting miracle
# On This Day
From The42
# On This Day

Action Replay: the day America's amateurs pulled off a sporting miracle

Feb 22nd 2012, 3:27 PM 507 Views 0 Comments

On 22 Feburary 1980 – 32 years ago today – America won an unlikely ice hockey gold at the Winter Olympics. This is the story of “the Miracle on Ice”.

# cold-war - Monday 30 January, 2012

TG4 to document Limerick man's help in KGB agent's prison break
# Great Escape
# Great Escape

TG4 to document Limerick man's help in KGB agent's prison break

Jan 30th 2012, 7:39 PM 3,684 Views 7 Comments

Ex-British spy George Blake was sentenced to 42 years in prison after being convicted of spying for the Soviets during the Cold War.

# cold-war - Sunday 8 January, 2012

In pictures: top spy gadgets of the 60s and 70s
# Spying
From The Daily Edge
# Spying

In pictures: top spy gadgets of the 60s and 70s

Jan 8th 2012, 10:30 AM 8,540 Views 15 Comments

From ‘turd’ transmitters to the classic camera watch, here are some of the top Cold War gadgets from the KGB and CIA.

# cold-war - Saturday 31 December, 2011

World War III? No problem - half a million Irish will fight it
# State Papers
# State Papers

World War III? No problem - half a million Irish will fight it

Dec 31st 2011, 12:57 PM 18,833 Views 37 Comments

Secret document revealed under 30-year rule shows Ireland had been assessed for the help it could provide in the case of a nuclear war threat.

# cold-war - Saturday 24 December, 2011

In pictures: House, detached, with nuclear missile silo
# Des Res
From The Daily Edge
# Des Res

In pictures: House, detached, with nuclear missile silo

Dec 24th 2011, 1:00 PM 6,906 Views 17 Comments

This house comes with a seven-floor underground Cold War missile silo, launch control centre, and private runway. Oh, and it’s also bomb-proof.

# cold-war - Monday 7 November, 2011

Carlos the Jackal goes on trial again in Paris
# Carlos The Jackal
# Carlos The Jackal

Carlos the Jackal goes on trial again in Paris

Nov 7th 2011, 2:34 PM 2,024 Views 0 Comments

One of the most prominent terrorists of the Cold War, Carlos the Jackal, is facing trial in France today over four deadly bombings in Europe in the 1980s.

# cold-war - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 9th 2011, 11:00 AM 58 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# cold-war - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

IKEA 'used Stasi prisoners for slave labour' - German report
# IKEA
# IKEA

IKEA 'used Stasi prisoners for slave labour' - German report

Sep 6th 2011, 10:10 AM 1,825 Views 13 Comments

Broadcaster WDR says documents from Stasi archives show ‘deep cooperation’ between IKEA and the East German government.

# cold-war - Monday 15 August, 2011

West Germany 'wanted to swap West Berlin for part of East' - documents
# Berlin Wall
# Berlin Wall

West Germany 'wanted to swap West Berlin for part of East' - documents

Aug 15th 2011, 5:57 PM 625 Views 0 Comments

Documents released to Der Spiegel, days after the 50th Anniversary of the Berlin Wall, show how West Germany wanted to avoid it.

# cold-war - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Russia's Medvedev fulfills lifelong dream to meet Deep Purple
# Fanboy
From The Daily Edge
# Fanboy

Russia's Medvedev fulfills lifelong dream to meet Deep Purple

Mar 24th 2011, 9:58 PM 638 Views 0 Comments

“I never imagined I would be sitting with you at this table,” gushed the heavy metal fan and Russian President upon meeting his idols at his country residence near Moscow.

# cold-war - Friday 13 August, 2010

Czechs not turned on by North Korea aphrodisiac offer
# Offer Flops
# Offer Flops

Czechs not turned on by North Korea aphrodisiac offer

Aug 13th 2010, 12:48 PM 330 Views 0 Comments

The Asian country wants to repay some Cold War debt – in ginseng.