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` Petrograd Telegraph Agency (PTA) '

#AceHistory2Research – On August 19, 1914, one day after Tsar Nicholas the Second ruled to rename St. Petersburg into Petrograd, SPTA changed its name accordingly and became the Petrograd Telegraph Agency (PTA). 111 more words


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‘The Provisional government in Russia failed because they were too weak and refused to use repression or the secret police to maintain power.’
This was supposed to be a recap of the previous lessons on opposition in Russia 1855 – 1917. 562 more words

History Teaching

Fascism and Socialism: Still Not Opposites

The Eurasian movement of Putin and his allies draws from both Nazism and Stalinism

Fascism, Again

From the weekly G-File, Jonah Goldberg writes:  Timothy Snyder  686 more words



Bashshar, Oil on Canvas, 28 x 18 inches

This is my friend Bashshar, who teaches moral and political philosophy at the American University of Beirut. 28 more words