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Collapse of the Soviet Union

The Russians, Back in Cuba With Their MasterCards

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.31.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

They walk among us and no one screams in fear, "The Soviets are back!" Because it's clear to everyone that they've returned and, swimming at our beaches or drinking a mojito in some tourist bar, they are -- clearly -- Russians.

George Soros: Eurozone Crisis, 'Similar To Soviet Union,' Has Potential To Destroy EU

Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.26.2012 | Business

Billionaire investor George Soros is sounding the European alarm again. “Europe is similar to the Soviet Union in the way that the euro crisis h...

Where Economic Crisis Is A Decades Old Reality

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Exclusive to Huffington Post. When I was little and the vital underpinnings of the Cuban economy came from the Kremlin, my mother made me eat all my...

Bicycles and Crises

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Twenty years ago our streets began to fill with bicycles and empty of cars. It wasn't in fashion to protect the environment, nor to get exercise, ra...