When Mikhail Gorbachev Hawked Pizzas

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Under Vladimir Putin’s reign, it’s hard to imagine a Russian leader jauntily promoting Western fast food. But in 1997, Mikhail Gorbachev did just that, appearing in an international ad campaign

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When Julian Assange Ran For Parliament

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In 2013, less than two years after being holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in Great Britain, WikiLeaks founder and fugitive Julian Assange made a quixotic bid to represent the

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