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In space, the U.S. sees a rival in China

During the Cold War, U.S. eyes were riveted on the Soviet Union’s rockets and satellites. But in recent years, it has been China’s space programs that have most worried U.S.

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Western Nations Are Repeating the Mistakes of 1914

This year saw the centennial anniversary of the end of the World War I, in which some sixteen million Europeans died, two great European countries were destroyed, and other countries were crippled. This year may also be seen by future historians as the last year of the period between the cold wars, when after twenty-nine years of relative quiet, the world’s major powers once again moved into positions of deep and structural mutual hostility.

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Russia to hold biggest military drills since Cold War

Russia will flex its military muscles and hold the biggest war games since the Cold War era next month, including almost 300,000 troops and 1,000 aircraft, the Russian defense ministry said Tuesday, leading NATO to warn of a “more assertive Russia.”

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U.S. Revives Navy Fleet To Counter Russian Presence In North Atlantic

The U.S. Navy has formally re-established its 2nd Fleet as a result of a renewed focus on the North Atlantic Ocean, where the Russian military has been operating with increasing frequency in a way not seen since the Cold War.

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Britain has few good options to hit back against Russia

On Wednesday, Britain issued its official retaliation to the attempted poisoning of an ex-Soviet spy on its soil: Prime Minister Theresa May ordered 23 Russian diplomats — deemed “undeclared intelligence officers” — expelled from the country, a move that immediately drew comparisons to the Cold War.

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China and Russia blast Vancouver summit

China and Russia are denouncing an international summit on North Korea in Vancouver next week, saying the event co-hosted by Canada and the United States is “a relapse of the Cold War mentality.”

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Soviet officer who averted cold war nuclear disaster dies aged 77

Stanislav Petrov, the former Soviet military officer credited with singlehandedly averting a possible nuclear disaster during the Cold War, has died age 77.

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Moscow and Washington look for ways to keep contacts amid serious diplomatic spat

It’s now an admitted fact, even by the officials in Moscow and Washington that the US-Russian relationship is experiencing one of its worst periods after the cold war. However, it seems that the two sides are still trying to prevent any escalation, which could lead to a real global crisis.

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Russia looks for positive signals in Trump’s speech to Congress

Russia’s deputy foreign minister said on Tuesdays that relations with the United States were at their lowest ebb since the Cold War, but hoped they could improve under U.S. President Donald Trump.

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US to Deploy Tanks to Baltic States

The US Armed Forces will deploy tanks this week to the Baltic states bordering Russia in what appears to be the largest such deployment in eastern Europe since the Cold War, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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