Top 10 Crazy Facts About The Soviet Union

Top 10 Facts About The Soviet Union – The USSR is one fascinating part of the world’s history. Here are 10 of the most interesting facts about the Soviet Union!

10. Khrushchev’s secret speech about Stalin
9. Soviet boycott of the 1980 Paralympics
8. The Grapes of Wrath
7. Venera 7 Venus Probe
6. Tetris
5. Soviet Moon Landing / Lunar Program
4. Kola Super Deep Bore Hole
3. Pentagon Hot dog Stand
2. Soviet Passports
1. Pavlov’s House

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