Researchers have identified what may be one of Ukraine’s largest Stalin-era mass graves. The remains of thousands of people were found in 29 graves in the southern city of Odessa. The site contained between 5,000 and 8,000 bodies and likely dates back to the 1930s. The site was uncovered during
While the U-2 spy plane is largely credited for identifying the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba in the early 1960s, setting off a Cold War escalation with nearly-apololyptic results, new research has pieced together how CIA-trained Cubans ran a highly-successful intelligence network that drove the discovery of the missiles.