Soviet radio jamming couldn't keep Soviets from jamming to western broadcasts.
Lindsay Smith is the author of the YA espionage thrillers Sekret, Skandal, and Dreamstrider, all from Macmillan Children’s. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband and dog, where she writes on international issues in cyber security. LindsaySmith.net. @LindsaySmithDC.
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After years of taking striking photos of Rromani people, Josef Koudelka stood before the tanks during the 1968 Soviet invasion of Prague. He smuggled out his images, which circulated the globe while he fled to Britain. Here's a look at his most poignant and powerful shots.
If you thought James Bond had cool tech toys, get a load of some of this stuff.
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Most of the visitors to Salyut 6, the Soviet Union's International Space Station, came from smaller Communist nations sympathetic to the Soviet ideal. Yet to much surprise, the first of these visitors, Vladimir Remek, launched in March 1978, was from the most unlikely country: Czechoslovakia.
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Lindsay Smith and Max Gladstone on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold – Ep 13: “Company Time”
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When a long-buried mole comes to light, sending Operation ANCHISES off the rails, rival agents Gabe and Tanya are forced to take drastic action.
Heist thrillers and spy thrillers—they’re often one and the same, except the spies are usually less interested in stealing jewels from vaults and more about snagging a far more priceless piece of intel, or even a person.
Operation ANCHISES kicks off at last—but nothing is simple when the target is a Host.