Tagged: Dissolution of the Soviet Union

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February 19, 1980 – Olympics In The Balance

February 19, 1980 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 19, 1980 – A day with fingers crossed if you were an athlete heading to the Olympics in Moscow. The invasion of Afghanistan, coupled with the hostage situation in Tehran was putting the...

Nikolai Bulganin and Nehru - 1955 0

The Year Was 1955 – Past Daily’s Thousand Yard Stare At The Year

December 31, 1955 – The Year: 1955 – CBS Radio Network – Year-end wrapup of News Events – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Starting today, and going up until New Years Eve, we’ll be running Year-end Wrapups from years gone by; what we’re calling The Thousand Yard Stare; what the...

Soviet Foreign Minister Maxim Litvinov - 1938 0

September 21, 1938 – Maxim Litvinov At The League Of Nations – Munich Crisis

September 21, 1938 – Soviet Foreign Minister Maxim Litvinov address before the League of Nations – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 21, 1938 – as the crisis over the Sudeten question between Nazi Germany and Czechoslovakia escalated to a dangerous level, The League Of Nations, forerunner to The United...

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July 10, 1978 – A Dissident On Trial In Moscow – Anatoly Sharansky Faces Death Sentence

July 10, 1978 – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 10, 1978. News for this day was about trials in Moscow. The world expected two Dissidents to go on trial. Instead, there were four. Jewish dissident Anatoly Sharansky declared he was innocent of all charges brought...

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April 6, 1989 – The Gorby And Maggie Show – Gorbachev Meets Thatcher

April 6, 1989 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 6, 1989 – As waves of Glasnost descended over London and the Cold War continued its thaw, Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev arrived in London for talks with British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. With smiles all...

The Soviet view of the German question in 1047 0

March 3, 1947 – “This Is Radio Moscow Calling . . .”

  Radio Moscow – news and commentary April 3, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 3, 1947 – the world as it looked from Moscow in this day, with news and comment from Radio Moscow shortwave. Long before the days of internet and streaming, the only way you...

Lithuania Independence 1990 0

March 27, 1990 – Looking To Lithuania.

March 27, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 27, 1990 – the continuing story of breakaway republics from the Soviet Union. This time it was Lithuania – and this time Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev decided to play hardball. He sent his troops after...

Pro-Communist Demonstrations in Europe 0

March 15, 1948 – The East Is Maybe Going Red.

March 15, 1948 – Alka-Seltzer News Of The World – March 15, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 15, 1948 – A day where news was happening in Europe, and the growing influence of Communism in the East was causing many in Western Europe to become alarmed. President...

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Yuri Temirkanov With Boris Berezovsky And The St. Petersburg Phil. Play Music Of Rachmaninov, Stravinsky And Rimsky-Korsakov – 2016 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

St. Petersburg Philharmonic – Yuri Temirkanov, cond -Boris Berezovsky, piano – Nov. 9, 2016 – Radio France Musique – The legendary St. Petersburg Philharmonic this week. Recorded in Paris during a European tour at Theatre des Champs-Elysées on November 9, 2016. All-Russian program this week. The orchestra is joined by...