Why Putin Is So Angry
The Moscow Times
... President Vladimir Putin made an off-color comment regarding a grandfather's genitals that caused a greater stir than the time back on Oct. 12, 1960, when former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev pounded his shoe against the podium while addressing ...
From Cuban Missile Crisis to failed 'reset': US doesn't learn lessons
This resulted in a letter from Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to President Kennedy on October 26, which qualifies as an example of the solidarity and internationalism which dictated Soviet policy towards Cuba, and at the same time the hypocrisy of ...
At APEC summit, a sense that all is not well
The Globe and Mail
It has hosted some of China's most important diplomatic encounters – Richard Nixon stayed there in 1972, and its guest list has included Kim Il Sung, Nikita Khrushchev and George H.W. Bush. Wednesday's meeting offered something less headline-grabbing.
Marshall Islands poet says youth must lead climate fight
This particular stage has a habit of hosting historic scenes, from Fidel Castro's four-hour speeches, to bouts of shoe-banging by Nikita Khrushchev. Minutes earlier, it had been occupied by Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Gore. But for her own five minutes at ...