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June 2023 Feature about Soviet maps of Spain by José María Robles , in El Mundo, Madrid (in Spanish)

June 2023 Documentary on Soviet Cartography, by Henry Colley, including interviews with John, Alex and Martin Davis. (approx 53 minutes)

18 January 2023 'Cold War Cartography', talk by Alex and John at Pushkin House, London on 18 January 2023 (approx 54 minutes)

11 January 2021 Map Men video channel 'Why does Russia have the best maps of Britain?'Approx 7 minutes

11 November 2020 Feature on Russian TV channel NTV about the book and the maps (in Russian) Approx 3 minutes

Launch of Japanese edition of The Red Atlas by Nikkei National Geographic, covered by The Japan Times, July 2019
Read the full story (in Japanese)

Land (Journal of RICS), July/August 2019, Secret Soviet Maps by John Davies and Alexander J Kent

National Geographic 'All over the Map', October 2017 carries a feature by Greg Miller about the book. Read the full story

Londonist, 17 October 2017 carries a feature by Will Noble. Read the full story

Geographical, 18 October 2017 feature written by Vitali Vitaliev Read the full story

Sunday Times, 22 October 2017 carries a feature by Jonathan Leake. Read the full story

Alex White's tweet of 26 Oct invoked a huge response ...
... including a story by Patryk Strzałkowski in (in Polish) here
... another in Mail Online by Paddy Dinham
... in Metro
... and The Times

The Scotsman has this story by David McLean published online on 31 October.

Alex Kent interview by Dominic King on BBC Radio Kent 31 October 2017 (radio clip, about 4 minutes)

National Geographic, 31 October: Secret Soviet Posters Demystify Map Symbols by Greg Miller

Edinburgh Evening News 4 November

Yorkshire Post 9 November

BBC TV Russian Service, London blog, 6 November 2017. In Russsian and English, about 4 minutes

City Lab, November 2017, The Soviet Military Secretly Mapped the Entire World by Mimi Kirk

Mail Online, 22 November 2017. Stunningly detailed Soviet maps created in secret show the likes of Washington DC and New York City - to be used when communism conquered the world by Iain Burns

Sputnik Česká republik, 23 November 2017. dávno před Google byly v SSSR vytvořeny vysoce přesné mapy USA (in Czech) (Long before Google, highly accurate US maps were created in the USSR)

New York Daily News, 23 November 2017. Maps of major cities provide window into secret Soviet Union plan for world domination, by Megan Cerullo

San Francisco Chronicle, 27 November 2017. These 'chilling' Soviet maps of San Francisco, Bay Area likely intended for the Communist takeover, by Michelle Robertson, SFGATE

National Geographic, 1 December 2017. 10 Awesome Holiday Gifts for Map Lovers

Latvijas Avize, 8 December 2107. PSRS militārās kartes - pamats tūrisma ceļvežiem Soviet military maps - the basis for tourist guides (In Latvian). Translation

The Herald (Scotland), 10 February 2018, Relics of the Cold War - detailed Soviet maps of Scotland's largest cities By Russell Leadbetter

Talk Radio Europe, 26 February 2018, John Davies interviewed by Giles Brown approx 16 minutes

E7 Now and Then blog, March 2018 Read the full story, 17 April 2018, Sovětské mapy světových měst byly jako Wikipedia a Google Maps v jednom (Soviet maps of world cities were like Wikipedia and Google Maps) Read the story (in Czech)

Quiz: can you guess the world city from its cold war Soviet spy map? From 1950 to 1990, the Soviet army created incredibly detailed maps of much of the world The Guardian, Cities, 27 April 2018.

The Soviets’ secret map of Seattle tells a lot about us, Erik Lacitis , Seattle Times, 2 June 2018


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