Garry Kasparov was a world champion in chess. He was a grandmaster representing the USSR and Russia.
Nikolai Avilov of the USSR.
The problems with the Suez Canal.
The USSR boycotted the 1984 Olympic games.
The atomic bomb was invented in 1933 (by Leo Szilard) and finally built in 1945 (by the US Manhattan Project, which involved hundreds of thousands of people). It was duplicated in 1949 (by the USSR, assisted by information from spies in the US project). It was already in "mass production" by both the US and USSR by the early 1950s , thus not invented by anyone in the 1950s.
The USSR had developed a atomic bomb as well, so the US feared that they would be outnumbered in a nuclear war with the USSR
British colonialism The problems with the Suez Canal (APEX)
The 1980 Olympic Games (XXII Olympiad) were held in the city of Moscow, in the Soviet Union (USSR).