(Not So) Fun Fact: When Russia Promised Ukraine Safety

In the early 1990s, countries that had belonged to the Soviet Union agreed to give up remaining nuclear weapons with promises from Russia and the United States that they would be protected. Obviously earlier this year, Vladimir Putin had spat on this agreement.

Fun Fact: Why Crimea Belongs To Ukraine

The Crimean Peninsula had belong to Russia for a very long time, it was until Nikita Khrushchev ruled the Soviet Union that it was changed. When Ukraine left the Soviet Union, the borders did not change and were agreed upon between them and Russia at the time.

(Not So) Fun Fact: What Caused The Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

The ironic thing about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the Soviet Union was that it was initially sparked by a safety test gone wrong. That being said, Chernobyl along with other Russian nuclear power plants were fundamentally flawed in safety.