The Collective Farm

Aaron Hale-Dorrell, Kristy Ironside, and Samantha Lomb on the collective farm system in the USSR.


Statistical Ambivalence

“Democracy” enjoys the support of only 36 percent of Russians according to the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development’s report “Life in Transition: A Survey

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To the Democracy

By Maxim Gorky Novaya Zhizn, No. 174 November 20, 1917 The socialist ministers released by Lenin and Trotsky from the Peter and Paul Fortress went

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No Cossack Love for Cathy

We’ve seen rioting over WWII burials and protests against resurrecting a statue of Felix Dzerzhinsky. But a protest against a statue to Catherine the Great!?

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Cold War Unicorns

If Victims of Communism Museums, nuclear bomb shelter tours, and talk of a “New Cold War” isn’t enough to satisfy your nostalgia for a bi-polar

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Forgetting June 22, 1941

Sixty-Six years ago tomorrow, Adolf Hitler put Operation Barbarossa into action. The Nazis invaded the Soviet Union with initial overwhelming success. What Stalin knew, when

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