COLD WAR RADIO #33

Posted: April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Ukraine soldier dies in gun battle as tensions rise in eastern cities  http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/13/ukraine-soldier-dies-gun-battle-tensions-east

Searching for Deterrence: Ukraine Crisis Exposes Gaps Between Berlin and NATO  http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/ukraine-crisis-exposes-gaps-between-berlin-and-nato-a-962978.html

Moscow turns off Voice of America radio  http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/moscow-turns-off-voice-of-america-radio/2014/04/10/9c184fd8-8362-43fd-9dc0-26a80f849a0e_story.html

Indian Socialist Party Leader: Rape Victims ‘Should Be Hanged’  http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2014/04/11/Indian-Socialist-Party-Leader-Rape-Victims-Should-Be-Hanged

Norway’s to Open First ‘Muslim Only’ School, Replacing Ethics Classes with Islam  http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-London/2014/04/13/norways-first-muslim-school-causes-disruptions

Kicking down doors of High River gun controversy  http://www.sunnewsnetwork.ca/sunnews/straighttalk/archives/2014/04/20140413-073127.html

Today in Cold War History for April 14
1949 – International Military Tribunal at Neurenberg’s last judgment
1952 – A B36 Bomber failed to take off from Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane This was the worlds largest bomber with 10 engines and 15 out of the 17 crew were killed during take off .
1953 – Viet-Minh offensive in Laos
1958 – The Soviet satellite Sputnik 2 falls from orbit after a mission duration of 162 days.
1978 – 1978 Tbilisi Demonstrations: Thousands of Georgians demonstrate against Soviet attempts to change the constitutional status of the Georgian language.
1981 – STS-1 – The first operational space shuttle, Columbia (OV-102) completes its first test flight.
1984 – President Reagan Said he will continue aid to El Salvador despite critics as it was an important step in stopping the influence of Soviet Union in South America
1986 – In retaliation for the April 5 bombing in West Berlin that killed two U.S. servicemen, U.S. president Ronald Reagan orders major bombing raids against Libya, killing 60 people.
1988 – The USS Samuel B. Roberts strikes a mine in the Persian Gulf during Operation Earnest Will.
1988 – In a United Nations ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland, the Soviet Union signs an agreement pledging to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan.
1991 – The Republic of Georgia introduces the post of President after its declaration of independence from the Soviet Union.

US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-navy-christens-huge-3-billion-destroyer-ship-uss-zumwalt-that-appears-as-a-fishing-boat-on-enemy-radar-9257304.html

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