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THIS DAY IN HISTORY — Stanislav Petrov Saved the World from Nuclear War

“The siren howled. But I just sat there for a few seconds, staring at the big, back-lit, red screen with the word ‘launch’ on it.” Colonel Stanislav Petrov On 26 September 1983, just three weeks after the Soviet military had … Continue reading

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