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The Soviet Union Once Tested A Nuke That Was Too Big For War

The Soviet Union Once Tested A Nuke That Was Too Big For War

The strength of the bomb was bigger than Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined -- and wasn't even as strong as it could have been.
The Man Who Singlehandedly Prevented Nuclear Armageddon Dies

The Man Who Singlehandedly Prevented Nuclear Armageddon Dies

Meet the man responsible for saving the world from a nuclear war.
Life Inside The Young Pioneers: The Soviet Union’s Answer To The Boy Scouts

Life Inside The Young Pioneers: The Soviet Union’s Answer To The Boy Scouts

Whether practicing with grenades or shooting Germans, the Young Pioneers of the World War II era were forced to grow up all too fast.
Drunk Russian Tries To Feed Captive Bear, Gets Arm Bitten Off [Video]

Drunk Russian Tries To Feed Captive Bear, Gets Arm Bitten Off [Video]

Andrey Sakharovsky ignored the warnings, climbed into the bear enclosure to feed them from a can of milk, and then had his arm severed close to the shoulder.
Polar Bears Are Being Beheaded And Skinned By Trophy-Hunting Poachers

Polar Bears Are Being Beheaded And Skinned By Trophy-Hunting Poachers

Authorities don't yet have leads but the region's deputy governor has made it clear that "We won't let them get away with it."
Vintage Soviet Propaganda Posters From The Era Of Stalin And World War II

Vintage Soviet Propaganda Posters From The Era Of Stalin And World War II

These posters are masterpieces of manipulation.
32 Disturbing Photos Of Life Inside Soviet Gulag Prisons

32 Disturbing Photos Of Life Inside Soviet Gulag Prisons

During the reign of Stalin, 14 million people ended up in a Soviet gulag, where they were forced to literally work themselves to death.
Giant Craters Open Up Across Siberia’s “End Of The Earth” Peninsula

Giant Craters Open Up Across Siberia’s “End Of The Earth” Peninsula

Craters quickly growing across Russia have mystified scientists over the past few years. But most can agree that they're not a good sign.
The Fall Of The Soviet Union, In 36 Rarely-Seen Photos

The Fall Of The Soviet Union, In 36 Rarely-Seen Photos

Powerful images of hope and heartbreak amid some of history's greatest upheaval.
North Korea Is Exporting “Slaves” To Russia, Making Millions In The Process

North Korea Is Exporting “Slaves” To Russia, Making Millions In The Process

North Korea has reportedly sent up to 50,000 laborers to Russia and then confiscated 80 percent of their pay.
Orcas Chase Down Whale And Rip It To Shreds In Drone Video

Orcas Chase Down Whale And Rip It To Shreds In Drone Video

People on-site described the carnage as "magnificent."