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By Matt Kibbe
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Russian Sfsr
No one lives forever _ nor do they last forever. At least not without a lot of tuneups.
If the phrase "missile gap" rings a bell, you probably remember one of the most frightening periods of the Cold War era: when the United States and Soviet Russia, 50 years ago this week, came perilously close to launching World War III.
People in this Russian town used to stare at Jean Gregoire Sagbo because they had never seen a black man. Now they say they see in him something equally rare — an honest politician.