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Lenin in Yerevan

Many of you know the all-too-famous statue of Lenin that used to adorn Republic Square (previously Lenin Square) in Yerevan. It stood ad locutio in the southwestern corner of the square from 1940 to 1991, when it was ceremoniously removed from its pedestal and deposited, along with its era, in the History Museum of Armenia. 552 more words


Book Review: The Russian Revolution: 1917-1932

The year is 1917, WWII has been raging for several years and the Russian worker, soldier, and peasant are all tired of the war; one which they did not want to fight. 685 more words

Book Review

Book Review: The History of the Russian Revolution

The date is February ,1917, Europe is still embroiled in World War I and the United States has yet to enter the fray, when the workers of Russia burst onto the scene. 698 more words

Book Review


Eglė Rindzevičiūtė, Constructing Soviet Cultural Policy: Cybernetics and Governance in Lithuania after World War II (Linköping University Press, 2008).

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Cultural Policy