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Fallout shelter signs, like this one, still hang on buildings around the U.S. Travis S./Flickr hide caption

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As Rhetoric Ramps Up, Are Today's Kids Worried About Nuclear War?

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Anna Matveevna came to this communal apartment in St. Petersburg in 1931, when she was 8 years old. Courtesy of European University, St. Petersburg, Russia,Colgate University and Cornell University hide caption

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How Russia's Shared Kitchens Helped Shape Soviet Politics

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Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev was Russian but felt an affinity with Ukraine. His decision to give Crimea to Ukraine is having consequences today. AP hide caption

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NPR's David Greene talks to Nina Khrushcheva

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