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The east (of London) is red

A political earthquake shook the world 100 years ago: the Russian Revolution. Its tremors were felt in London’s East End which, from the early 1880s, was home to tens of thousands of  Jews who had fled discrimination, persecution, threats and violence in the Russian Empire, and were looking for safety, freedom and a better life. 678 more words

A Mixed Bag

A few phone happy-snaps of recent stuff. Terrible photos but it’s really convenient to just use the phone for WIPS and it gives me a good idea if I’ve missed anything. 286 more words


Today in WWI: The Armistice at Brest-Litovsk

On the outskirts of the city of Brest (once called Brest-Litovsk), Belarus, between the river Bug and the river Mukhavets, stands an old fortress. Overlooking the nearby border with Poland, its red brick walls are pockmarked with countless bullet-holes and missing bricks, one by one loosened and lost over 2 centuries of existence. 838 more words



Released:  1990

Cast:  Kyle McCulloch, Kathy Marykuca, Sarah Neville, Ari Cohen, Michael Gottli, Victor Cowie, David Falkenburg, Michael O’Sullivan, Margaret Anne MacLeod

SUMMARY:  In 1919, the Great War (World War I) has ended everywhere except the Russian town of Archangel.  776 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

The End of WWI - Not What It Seems

‘Bolshevism Must Be Strangled in its Cradle’

(Winston Churchill)

Although the Great War – also known as the First World War (or simply WWI), is often dated by historians as occurring between 1914-1918, it is not uncommon to see dates such as 1914-1919, and 1914-1921, on war memorials remembering those who died.  575 more words

Leftwing Political Analysis

YouTubeGlory Слава!

This should not need too much explanation.

Слава! means Glory in Russian.