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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

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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

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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

Culture and Education in the U.S.S.R.

From: Public Education in the U.S.S.R.  (1950)

by Y.N. Medinsky

(translated from Russian, 1954)

THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION IN THE U.S.S.R.

Pre-revolutionary Russia was among the most backward countries as regards the general level of literacy of the population and the number of schools and pupils.

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Soviet Healthcare Conference

I was in Dublin at the end of last week for a conference on Soviet healthcare in comparative perspective, with a particular focus on the issues of ‘professionalization, gender and care’. 360 more words

Melanie Ilic