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Cuban Missile Crisis: experience of peaceful outcome

In October 1962 the world stood on a brink of the Third World War, perhaps even nuclear war. The world stood closer to Armageddon than at any other moment in history. There was a dangerous confrontation between the two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union. The government of the United States discovered that the Soviet Union had secretly stationed nuclear weapons on the island of Cuba,...

10 facts about the most destructive weapons

  • Weapon from the past

This weapon were known already in the 6th century BC - during the siege plague corpses were thrown over the city walls to cause an epidemic among the defenders. Bacteriological weapon - pathogenic microorganism or its spores, viruses, bacterial toxins - has since been significantly "upgraded" and become much more deadly. (more…)