Today in History, March 6 By The Moscow Times March 6, 2014 Josef Stalin with his daughter Svetlana in 1935. Forty-seven years ago today, on March 6, 1967, Svetlana Alliluyeva asked for asylum at the U.S. embassy in New Delhi. From there, Stalin's only daughter emigrated to the U.S. via Switzerland Read more independent inspections Putin Allows Inspectors to Visit Russia-Held Nuclear Plant via Ukraine Recent fighting around the Zaporizhzhia plant controlled by Russian forces has raised the specter of a nuclear incident comparable to Chernobyl. slashed supply 'Maintenance' to Halt Nord Stream Gas for 3 Days – Gazprom News of the decision risks reviving fears of shortages in Europe, which has already accused Moscow of energy blackmail. de-sovietization Countries Dismantle Soviet-Era Monuments as Russia's Ukraine Invasion Fuels Tensions Eastern European countries are seeking to distance themselves from Russia following its invasion of Ukraine. regional expansion Russia to Build NW’s ‘Largest’ Military-Patriotic Youth Education Center The news comes amid a wider militarization of young Russians that has accelerated since Russia invaded Ukraine.