Nikita Khrushchev

A view of the Big Kremlin Palace and Churches with the Moskva River in Moscow, Russia

Russian propaganda tries to convince youth that Russia is “always a victim of the West,” great-granddaughter of Nikita Khrushchev says

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Russian schools are revamping their curriculum and encouraging students to join a new patriotic youth movement in an attempt to steer them away from Western influence. To discuss how propaganda works, The World’s host Marco Werman speaks with Nina Khrushcheva, professor of international affairs at The New School in New York and great-granddaughter of former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev.

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Khrushchev’s son recalls Sputnik, Gagarin ascent in US-Soviet space race

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Nina Khrushcheva, great-granddaughter of former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, teaches propaganda at the New School in New York

Propaganda, American style: A Khrushchev’s perspective


Five reasons why Ukraine’s ousted president might be hiding in Crimea

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U.S.-Russia hotline celebrates 50th anniversary

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President Kennedy meets with Chairman Khrushchev at the US Embassy residence, Vienna.

The White House to Kremlin Hotline: Avoiding War for 50 Years

Arts, Culture & Media

In 1963, at the height of the Cold War, a hotline was set up to enable communication between the world’s two biggest powers. First established by President Kennedy and Soviet Premier Khrushchev, it provided a vital link between the leaders of two nations.

Trust and Betrayal in a Tale from Chechnya

Arts, Culture & Media

Author Anthony Marra talks with anchor Marco Werman about his debut novel “A Constellation of Vital Phenomena.” Marra’s story is set in modern Chechnya and delves into the moral dilemmas facing strangers thrown together in war.

Why Stalin Remains Popular in Parts of Former Soviet Union

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Soviet leader Joseph Stalin was one of the most murderous dictators of the 20th century. And yet, 60 years after his death, he remains popular in some former Soviet republics – especially in his own nation of Georgia.

Son of Nikita Khrushchev Says Father Didn’t Want to Compete in Race to Moon

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Sergei Khrushchev, son of former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, says his father saw astronaut Neil Armstrong’s Moon landing as a great achievement for mankind.

Stalinism Survivor Runs Gulag Museum In Moscow

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Many Russians would rather forget the work camps of the Soviet past but a 91-year-old Gulag survivor keeps in trying to remind them. He runs the Gulag Museum in Moscow.