Tag: Third World

I Got 99 Friendships and Russia (Actually) Is One

Russia had a major influence over the Third World during the late 1950s leading into the early 1960s, largely due to it’s rivalry with the United States. African and Asian countries that were struggling to obtain independence from colonial rule, as well as building their economy to above-poverty levels, Vietnam was divided and America-backed South Vietnam … Continue reading I Got 99 Friendships and Russia (Actually) Is One