Soviet radio jamming couldn't keep Soviets from jamming to western broadcasts.
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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.
The Soviet Union didn’t just imagine a worker’s utopia on Earth—they also hoped the great communist experiment would eventually reach other worlds as well.
In 1930, just seven years after radio broadcasting was first established in Czechoslovakia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had the idea to create a shortwave service that would present the country abroad. Six years later, Radio Prague aired its first broadcast.
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.
If we've learned anything from The Witch Who Came In From The Cold, it's the importance of guarding secrets.
Hipsters aren't anything new. Under Stalin, even the U.S.S.R. had them. They were called stilyagi. And they played bone music.
If we've learned anything from The Witch Who Came In From The Cold, it's that magic lies just around every corner in the city of Prague.
Need help imagining the world of The Witch Who Came In From The Cold? Look no further than this incredible collection of photos taken of Prague during the 70s!
Valentina Tereshkova travelled into space in 1963 in a craft programmed to ascend but not descend. This was compounded by the fact she had no toothbrush
Once upon a time, the US took war to the airwaves...