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Cuba

Next year will be a decisive one for Cuba. Raúl Castro plans to step down as leader of the communist island in 2018, at …

Poland

On August 12, 1920, the fate of Poland hung by a thread. The Bolsheviks, victorious in Russia, advanced rapidly towards the heart of Europe, …

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Cuba

Next year will be a decisive one for Cuba. Raúl Castro plans to step down as leader of the communist island in 2018, at …

Poland

On August 12, 1920, the fate of Poland hung by a thread. The Bolsheviks, victorious in Russia, advanced rapidly towards the heart of Europe, …

Russia

The Academy Award-winning film director Nikita Mikhalkov once said, “Cinema is the most powerful weapon.” In Russia, it’s a weapon wielded to excise uncomfortable …

Communism

When the archives of the former Bulgarian State Security services were opened, one writer remembered with amazement an odd day of his life. Each …

China

One of the most remarkable firsthand accounts of the lifestyle of a dictator is The Private Life of Chairman Mao (1994), written by Zhisui …

Romania

Nicolae Ceauşescu’s elevation to the leadership of Socialist Romania in 1965 evoked a certain amount of hope, both at home and abroad. He denounced …

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China

One of the most remarkable firsthand accounts of the lifestyle of a dictator is The Private Life of Chairman Mao (1994), written by Zhisui …


Romania

Nicolae Ceauşescu’s elevation to the leadership of Socialist Romania in 1965 evoked a certain amount of hope, both at home and abroad. He denounced …


USSR

In a centrally planned socialist economy like the one that existed in the Soviet Union, the government determined every detail of the national economy. …


USSR

One of the first images most Americans associate with communism is the breadline. All of us have probably seen photos online of the long …


Communism Film

This month we saw the release of SPECTRE, the next undoubtedly exciting adventure in the career of fictional superspy James Bond. The film reportedly …