Cold War

Ultimate Sacrifice

Ethel Rosenberg is revealed as a loving mother, a committed communist and a talented performer.

Kazakhstan’s Nuclear Nightmare

During the Cold War, nearly a quarter of all the world’s nuclear testing took place in Kazakhstan, in secret. In 1986, a high-profile disaster in Ukraine changed that.

When the World Went Cold

Just two years after victory in the most murderous war in history, the divisions between the Soviet Union and the Western powers became unbridgeable. 

The Nuclear Confrontation

An invigorating take on the Cold War reveals the views of Russian scientists, politicians and senior military figures.

Iran: Cold War Crucible

During the Second World War, Britain, the US and the Soviet Union worked together in oil-rich Iran. But cooperation was to degenerate into suspicion and hostility.