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Command #1: The Soviets

In the following series of posts, I want to reflect on the strategy games I played in the past. So without further ado, let me begin: 196 more words


Our Sort-of Literal Run In With Putin

If you ever had any doubt that Russians are in their own class of crazy, especially in the wintertime, this is all the proof you need… 1,287 more words

Mossel'prom [Моссельпром], 1923-1925

Mossel’prom was built by the architect David Kogan between 1923 and 1924.  A ten-storey commercial building, it was one of the tallest structures in Moscow built during this period. 47 more words



The old Soviet USSR may be gone but we think their old propaganda posters are amazing, I mean I may not know what they say (actually we have one Russian contributor that could probably translate, but it’d probably say USA GO TO HELL), but they do look badass!   12 more words


The Dinner Party End Notes

END NOTES (Dinner Party) Stuber

End note #1: We could
Develop a world-wide economic collapse
And follow-up with a bank that keeps
All non-perishable goods safe. 1,763 more words


Soviet Ghosts: an Empire in decay

The countries of the former Eastern bloc are full of abandoned monuments to the glory of the Soviet Union. Risking arrest and radiation, photographer Rebecca Litchfield took a road trip through the ruined hospitals, barracks, prisons and spy stations to produce a haunting ghost story in bricks and mortar



You say you wanna revolution

I had a funny thought the other day.  Image you were a twenty year old in Turn-of-the-Century Russia.  You were at the peak of that time in your life when you see everything that’s wrong in the world and you want to change it.  1,101 more words

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