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History is about to be made at the polls

most consecutive wins since Laurier: Conservative plurality By winning three elections, Stephen Harper already holds the title for the most mandates won by a right-leaning Prime Minister since John A. 1,122 more words

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Daytripping for Fabergé

By Paul Gessell

One can’t say for sure, but maybe, just maybe, the gold, bejewelled parasol handles on exhibition in Montreal these days were the real cause of Russia’s Bolshevik Revolution in 1917. 844 more words


The 24th of January will mark the anniversary of the death of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin

By George Volkov

The 24th of January will mark the anniversary of the death of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin.
Nearly a century has passed since Lenin passed away, at the early age of 53, due to a four strokes, and 2 gunshot wounds, that were left inside his body because it would be more risk to him than to take them out. 527 more words


Five facts about Peter Carl Fabergé and his famous eggs on his 166th birthday

Peter Carl Fabergé is celebrated in today’s Google Doodle, so we decided to delve into five interesting facts about the world-famous jeweler:

1 Peter Carl Fabergé — the legendary Russian jeweler — was born 166 years ago today, which places his life at the very end of the Czarist era of Russian history.

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Lenin and the Mass Line

Enaa/Doug Greene

The mass line was first articulated by Mao Zedung dunring the revolution in China. The mass line can be summed up as “from the masses to the masses.” This is a process whereby the scattered and unsystematic ideas of the masses are concentrated through study, then propagated back to the masses until they embrace them as their own. 2,718 more words


Heroic Class Leadership: A Review of Lars T. Lih's Lenin

Enaa/Doug Greene

Lars T. Lih.
London: Reaktion Books, 2011.
Pp. 235. $16.95.

Too often, when the name of Lenin is brought up in this day and age, it conjures up certain uncomfortable images in the popular and academic mind. 1,541 more words


Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky : Between the Revolutions : Russia In Color (1909 - 1915)

The years 1905 thru 1917 were turbulent at best in Russia. In 1905 the first Russian Revolution took place due to the cumulation of dissatisfaction with the rate of reform under the Romanov dynasty. 602 more words