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Many of us breathed a sigh of relief in 1991 when the Berlin Wall came down and the Cold War came to an end. Over 40 years of staring eyeball to eyeball with the now defunct Soviet Union ended, without the nuclear missiles ever flying.

At long last, we had peace from the nuclear threat and the world was no longer on the brink of nuclear annihilation.

While there have been wars in the last 25 years, even wars that the United States were involved in, none of them threatened the very existence of mankind. Even the threat of Islamic terrorism, which intentionally targets civilians, kills only a few people, compared to what nuclear-tipped ICBMs can do.

Russian jetsIn a sudden and surprising move, President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia will be pulling their troops out of the five-year-old Syrian civil war.

In a move that supposedly has Assad’s approval, Russian troops will be pulled back to a seaport and airbase in the Syrian province of Latakia. This effectively removes them from the war, while keeping the troops available should they be needed yet again.

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In today’s world, Vladimir Putin is one of the most controversial leaders and Russia is starting to flex its geo-political muscles, 25 years after the collapse of the USSR. But regardless of what you think about Putin and the geo-political landscape, Russia is a very old civilization, with a rich culture and a long history of trials and tribulations.

We can learn a lot from the Russian people in terms of survival. Hence, today’s article is focused on survival recipes Made in the USSR, more precisely, ones originating from Siberia.

Russia Syria attackIt has been less than two weeks since Russia announced their entry into Syria to support President Assad. Yet, in the short time they’ve been there, they’ve accomplished more than U.S. forces have accomplished over the last several months.

Reports are coming out that ISIS is ready to topple; all that’s needed is a push from ground forces.