The Cold War
People intently watching John F. Kennedy's announcement of Cuban blockade during the missile crisis on an unseen TV set in department store, 22nd October 1962.
January 01, 2006 License
Russian double agent Oleg Gordievsky, London, March 1995, who defected to England from his position as a Colonel in the KGB.
November 21, 2006 License
Soviet built tanks, used during the Cold War, ready for sale to collectors and governments after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
May 01, 1991 License
Pro-democracy reform crowd holding mass demo, displaying protest sign bearing xed-over image of Vladimir Lenin, founder of the Soviet Union, in Red Square during the celebration of the anniversary of the 1917 October Revolution.
July 18, 2007 License
East German border guards try to prevent a crowd climbing onto the Berlin Wall on the morning that the first section was pulled down.
US and Soviet flags hang during the Ronald W. Reagan-Mikhail S. Gorbachev summit.
June 08, 2007 License
Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev w. Mrs. Gorbachev (holding flowers to his left) shaking hands w. well-wishers during visit to Prague.
October 15, 2005 License
A woman demonstrator is arrested as a friend pleads for her release during protests by anti-nuclear campaigners opposed to the deployment of the nuclear missiles at Greenham Common air base in Berkshire, December 1983.
April 08, 2013 License
Demonstrators hold hands and vocalize as they march towards Central Park during a massive nuclear disarmament rally where 750,000 gathered to demand a freeze on nuclear arms, New York, June 12, 1982.
Watching military manoeuvres near the Polish border are, (from right to left), Heinz Hoffmann, GDR Minister of National Defence; General Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish prime minister and minister of defence; Victor Kulikov,...More