China barely notes start of Cultural Revolution 50 years ago

May 16, 2016

China barely notes start of Cultural Revolution 50 years ago

Fifty years ago, China embarked on what was formally known as the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, a decade of tumult launched by Mae Zedong to revive communist goals and enforce a radical egalitarianism. The milestone was largely ignored Monday in Chinese media, reflecting continuing ...

World has slipped into new 'Cold War': Russian PM

Feb 13, 2016

World has slipped into new 'Cold War': Russian PM

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday that strains between Russia and the West have plunged the world into a “new Cold War.” With tensions high over the lingering Ukraine conflict and Russia’s backing of the Syrian regime, Medvedev said: “All that’s left is ...