A great revision timeline of the Cold War is available HERE
More really useful documentaries for when you have a bit of spare time
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Alexander Solzhenitsyn's classic novel, was published 50 years ago this month. A short, simply-told tale about a prisoner trying to survive the Gulag - the Soviet labour camp system - it is now regarded as one of the most significant books of the 20th Century. Yet according to a recent survey, 48% of Russians today believe that Stalin had a positive influence on their country. Only 22% consider it was negative.
Has Russia forgotten the horrors of some of its soviet past? Read HERE to find out more.