http://militera.lib.ru/research/suvorov12/index.html Written by a Soviet defector this book gives a great insight into the Soviet leadership's mindset.
http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011/09/vladimir-putin-action-man/100147/ Action shots of Russia's prime minister.
http://www.ginandtacos.com/2011/06/03/npf-infiltration/ During the Cold War a teenager was able to fly his plane into Russia and land in Red Square.
http://bnreview.barnesandnoble.com/t5/Grin-Tonic/Holiday-Spirits/ba-p/3553 The proper Russian method of drinking vodka.
http://www.soviet-empire.com/ussr/viewtopic.php?t=34446 A list of child names that reference the Soviet Revolution.
4/27/07 Gil's LotD
http://www.famousr.com/ It's like AmIHotOrNot, but instead you choose which person is more famous.
http://context.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2007/04/20/106.html A news story about a Cold War bunker which is now being converted into a museum.
4/5/07 Gil's LotD
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~marekm/projects/beatbots/ An incredible video of a little robot who is designed to dance to communicate with humans. Be sure to see the video of the robot dancing to Spoon.
http://univ.nict.go.jp/people/xkozima/infanoid/robot-eng.html#keepon More information about Keepon!