The Man Who Flew Under The Iron Curtain- Mathias Rust

Mathias Rust’s solo flight from Helsinki to Moscow helped Gorbachev clear hurdles for nuclear disarmament.

Photo by Kamil Pietrzak on Unsplash

It was a sunny afternoon in Red Square, Moscow, and Muscovites and tourists were doing their business as usual. A small Cessna airplane landed on the bridge across Kremlin, and spectators gathered…

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