Category Archives: Military and War

Molotov-Ribbentrop, how much time did it buy? – Part III

Dear Readers: Today concluding my review of this piece by reporter and military analyst Evgeny Krutikov.  Where we left off, the Soviet Union was maneuvering like crazy to be in a better position, territorially, before the expected German invasion.  The … Continue reading

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Molotov-Ribbentrop, how much time did it buy? – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing my review of this piece by reporter and military analyst Evgeny Krutikov.  Where we left off we were discussing a secret protocol of the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact, whereby the Soviet Union purchased, from Nazi Germany, a small chunk … Continue reading

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Molotov-Ribbentrop, how much time did it buy? – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I start a new historical series, based on this piece by our old friend, Evgeny Krutikov.  Krutikov wrote this piece a couple of days back, to commemorate the Russian holiday called “Day of Memory and Grief” marking … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Dog To Dig Up Old American Bones – Part III

Dear Readers: Concluding this story by Russian reporter Mikhail Moshkin.  Where we left off yesterday, we learned of the important role played by Soviet armed forces in the Vietnam war.  Soviet pilots fought dogfights in the sky against American pilots; … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Dog To Dig Up Old American Bones – Part II

A search party went out to find more vines To tie the raft up tight. In twenty minutes they returned, Their faces pale with fright. They said a quarter mile down river We DID find a waterfall. It’s over a … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Dog To Dig Up Old American Bones – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I have this story by Russian reporter Mikhail Moshkin.  The headline reads: Ukraine to unlock the secret of American deaths in Vietnam The lede:  the Ukrainian government has signed an agreement with the U.S. to locate and … Continue reading

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Victory Day: A Ton of Untold Stories!

Dear Readers: Congratulations on Victory Day!  Thank goodness the good guys defeated the Nazis, but it was really touch and go there for a while… I have not a long post for today, but just a short film one minute … Continue reading

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