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Stories with place: Soviet Union
  • Analysis: Like Iran, pacts with USSR ignored foe's behavior 
    Updated: Jul-24-15 3:26 am

    WASHINGTON - Critics of the Iran nuclear deal claim it is flawed, among many reasons, because it does not demand that Tehran also change its behavior at home and abroad. That complaint ignores the United States' long history of striking arms control agreements with the Soviet Union, a far more dangerous enemy.

  • Unwanted gift from Stalin, Warsaw Palace of Culture turns 60 story has photos
    Updated: Jul-22-15 4:09 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Some Poles liken the skyscraper to an elephant in lace underpants. A famous poet dubbed it "the nightmare of a drunken baker." And one joke goes that it provides the best view of Warsaw because you can't see the building from inside.

  • Unwanted gift from Stalin, Warsaw Palace of Culture turns 60 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 3:42 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Some Poles liken the skyscraper to an elephant in lace underpants. A famous poet dubbed it "the nightmare of a drunken baker." And one joke goes that it provides the best view of Warsaw because you can't see the building from inside.

  • Analysis: Root of tattered US-Russia ties date back decades 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 3:09 am

    WASHINGTON - The stumbles, blunders, and policy chaos that have sent increasingly frosty U.S.-Russia relations into what many now call a new Cold War might have been inevitable.