Cold war

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A measure of autonomy in eastern Ukraine is the only way out of this crisis | Simon Jenkins
Nato’s treatment of Russia almost guaranteed a chauvinistic reflex. The way forward is to implement the Minsk settlement, says the Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

24, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Russia’s belief in Nato ‘betrayal’ – and why it matters today
The idea that the Soviet Union was tricked in 1989-90 is at the heart of Russia’s confrontation with the west

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic Editor

12, Jan, 2022 @5:00 AM

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From Kremlin leak to sperm counts: our readers’ favourite stories of 2021
Here are 20 articles that may have helped convince people to support the Guardian’s journalism

Guardian staff

29, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Moroccan opposition leader Mehdi ben Barka was a spy, cold war files suggest
The activist who was murdered in Paris in 1965 was a hero of the global struggle against imperialism, but files from the Czechoslovak secret service cast doubt on his independence

Jason Burke

26, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The secret history of Sesame Street: ‘It was utopian – it’s part of who we all are’
In 1970, David Attie was sent to photograph the birth of the kids’ landmark TV show as part of a cold war propaganda drive by the US government. But these newly found images are just one part of the programme’s radical history

Steve Rose

11, Dec, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Britain owes an apology to my father and millions of other Indonesians | Kartika Sukarno
The daughter of the Indonesian president responds to our story about the propaganda war waged against him

Kartika Sukarno

07, Nov, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Slaughter in Indonesia: Britain’s secret propaganda war
Declassified documents reveal how in 1965 a dirty tricks arm of the Foreign Office incited massacres that left thousands dead

Paul Lashmar, Nicholas Gilby and James Oliver

17, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Revealed: how UK spies incited mass murder of Indonesia’s communists
Newly declassified papers show shocking role played by Britain in slaughter

Paul Lashmar, Nicholas Gilby and James Oliver

17, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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El Alamein, Dresden and a cold war spy: the incredible life of Victor Gregg
A celebration of the achievements of the Britain’s oldest para veteran, who died last week aged 101

Rick Stroud

17, Oct, 2021 @6:15 AM

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The Hungarian revolution begins – archive, October 1956
On 23 October 1956, thousands of protestors gathered in Budapest to demand the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Hungary, setting off a revolt across the country. See how the Guardian reported events

compiled by Richard Nelsson

13, Oct, 2021 @1:05 PM

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The spy writer who held a grudge against Le Carré comes in from the cold
Willem Frederik Hermans thought the Briton’s famous book was based on his. Now one of his best works is coming out in the UK

Dalya Alberge

12, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Louis Armstrong and the spy: how the CIA used him as a ‘trojan horse’ in Congo
Book reveals how the jazz musician unwittingly became party to secret cold war manoeuvres by the US in Africa

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

12, Sep, 2021 @8:45 AM

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