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A change from the Cold War

I enjoyed this “Russian point of view” video about Russian/Soviet bombers and, secondarily, the arms race with the United States.
It takes 52 minutes but I thought it was worth it.

I admit that I expected old Soviet “the USSR is peaceful, the USA is war loving” propaganda of the Cold War. Instead, the video was frank at times as well as reasonably balanced. I note that they didn’t say all that much about the UK (aside from a brief mention) but absolutely skewered the French (at about 30 minutes). I also added a video shot from a Tu-95 (Bear Bomber); note how the propellers appear to be almost stationary even though the tips are rotating FASTER than the speed of sound:

June 2, 2015 - Posted by | world events | , , ,

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