The British nanny in JFK's White House
Shaw recalled Caroline's encounter with her puppy Pushkina, the offspring of Russian space dog Strelka, a gift from Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev. When Pushkina growled as Caroline went to pet her, instead of recoiling she gave the puppy a swift kick.
Tchaikovsky piano competition sees self-taught Frenchman take Russia by storm
Of all the classical music competitions around the world, Moscow's four-yearly Tchaikovsky international competition is the big one, the “musical Olympics”, and the most politicised. Born in high geo-political drama in 1958, as Soviet leader Nikita ...
Russia's Nuclear Bluster: How Should America Respond?
The National Interest Online
Russian President Vladimir Putin has not been shy in brandishing his country's nuclear weapons. Not since Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev boasted of “producing missiles like sausages” and issued his warning to Western ambassadors that “we will bury ...
Letter: Decline of America
New Bern Sun Journal
I remember back when I was young how funny I thought it was when Russian premier Nikita Khrushchev stated that no one would have to conquer America, it would destroy itself! email · print. Comment. By Eddie Russell, New Bern. New Bern Sun Journal.