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Stanislav Petrov is not a name you're likely to be familiar with. But it just so happens that the recently deceased former Soviet officer saved... [Read More]
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That a Russian hero of the Cold War could die in May, but his death go unmarked until this month, perhaps tells us everything we need... [Read More]
Soviet officer Stanislav Petrov committed an act of bravery in 1983 that probably prevented a nuclear conflict. Yet he was largely unheralded in Russia. [Read More]
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 There are moments that change our lives.  Each and every one of us should be very, very grateful that when that time... [Read More]
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AP Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as "the man who saved the world" for his role in... [Read More]
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As tensions between nuclear powers mount, incidents like what happened on September 26, 1983 become more likely. We're all alive today because a man like... [Read More]
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This editorial was first published in The Washington Post. Guest editorials don't necessarily reflect the Daily Messenger's opinions.He was often called "the man who saved... [Read More]
Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the US, has died aged 77, his son... [Read More]
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When a false alarm signalled a U.S. missile attack in 1983, he made the right call... [Read More]
NPR's Greg Myre tells the story of Stanislav Petrov, who in 1983 defied the computer information in his Soviet military command center — information that... [Read More]
"The slightest false move can lead to colossal consequences," the late officer told TIME in 2015. "That hasn't changed." [Read More]
Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as "the man who saved the world" for his role in averting a nuclear... [Read More]
Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as "the man who saved the world" for his role in averting a nuclear... [Read More]
Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as "The man who saved the world" for his role in averting a nuclear... [Read More]
A truly great man had died. Actually, he passed in May, in anonymity, and we are Just hearing about it because one... [Read More]
In 1983, he decided the signal from the Soviet Union's missile warning system was a false alarm, preventing nuclear war from breaking out. [Read More]
Petrov, an official with Russia's early-warning missile system, was charged with determining whether the U.S. had opened intercontinental fire on the Soviet Union... [Read More]
Stanislav Petrov was on duty at a command centre in Moscow in September 1983, when an alarm signalled the US had launched missiles. With minutes... [Read More]
The man who saved the world from nuclear annihilation has died. We all owe him a debt of gratitude. ... [Read More]
Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged 77, his... [Read More]
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