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Human Rights USSR

Most Americans would probably be surprised to hear that there is a Korean diaspora in the former Soviet nations of Central Asia. The origin …


USSR

The Soviet Union emerged from the world’s bloodiest conflict victorious, but at great cost. Twenty million Soviet citizens died during World War II, including …


Russia USSR

When Tsar Nicholas II abdicated the throne of the Russian Empire on March 15, 1917, it was not inevitable that Russia would become the …

The term “cult of personality” has been applied to the regime-sponsored deification of many communist leaders, but is most often used to refer to …


Marxism Russia USSR

November 6, 2016 marks the 99th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia. Interestingly, this anniversary coincides with a revival of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin’s …


Cold War Communism USSR

Few individuals were better positioned to reveal the truth about the socialist experiment of building communism in the former Soviet Union than Alexander N. …


Totalitarianism USSR

Today marks Black Ribbon Day, also known as the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism. The date coincides with the …


Communism USSR

How many victims has communism claimed? The answer depends on how you define victim. In one sense, every man or woman living under a communist regime is …

The study of art shows you graphically what the aims of these regimes really were.


Cold War Film USSR

This Cold War drama contains much to commend it. The film does not shy away from dealing with the character of communist rule and …