Last week both rockets and tweets were fired off during the US-Iranian standoff.
On Thursday Russia marks the 74th anniversary of the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two.
The Saudi public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for those involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. If the punishment is carried out, we might never know who ordered the killing.
The Bolsheviks had a battery of powerful leaders but the most notable were Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov – Lenin as he is better known – Joseph Stalin, and for a time Leon Trotsky.
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