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USSR


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 …


Photo Gallery USSR

Posters were used to promote Communist Party ideology—they were omnipresent and ever so efficient.


Ukraine USSR

This month thousands of people gathered around Union Station to commemorate the victims of Ukraine’s Holodomor as D.C. unveiled its new memorial to the …


USSR

All around North America there are statues and monuments dedicated to heroes of freedom and democracy—Washington, Lincoln, and Jefferson, for instance, adorn the capitol …


Photo Gallery USSR

From towns to military bases, this infrastructure was left behind after the Soviet Union collapsed. Now, they are just ghosts that depict what life …