Cold War

George H.W. Bush, George Herbert Walker Bush - US News

The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was among those saluting the 41st US president for ending the arms race but Moscow's simultaneous fall from superpower status remains a source of festering resentment in Russia.

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NATO Military Drill - Europe News

“The main NATO countries are increasing their military presence in the region, near Russia’s borders,” Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, slamming “the sabre-rattling”.

“Such irresponsible actions are bound to lead to a destabilisation of the political situation in the North, to heighten tensions,” she said, vowing Moscow would “take the necessary retaliatory measures to ensure its security.”Here's the full story.