Tag: cold war

The Cambodian Genocide in the light of the Cold War

Written by Alex Plant. Edited by Megan Wright. In just under four years, between one and a half to three million people died in a country a quarter of the size of Texas. The Cambodian genocide scarred a population, changed…

Vaclav Havel

Article by Simon Renwick. Edited and Researched by Mike Edwardson. The systemic breakdown of the U.S.S.R (United States of Soviet Russia) is by far one of the most pivotal events of the 20th century, and a key moment in history for…

First Man On The Moon

Article by Rachel Frodsham. Edited and researched by Rob Russell. The words ‘one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind’ will echo throughout history for generations to come; the first mission outside the Earth’s gravitational pulls towards our…

The Sputnik Launch

Article by Ben Cheyney. Edited and researched by Rob Russell. On the 4th October 1957, at precisely 22:28 hours, a small aluminium sphere weighing just 184 pounds was launched into the night by the Soviet Union, marking mankind’s first tentative…