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The Existence of Political Culture During the Reign of the Russian Provisional Government

“The Existence of Political Culture During the Reign of the Russian Provisional Government”

Assessing Russia’s short lived Provisional Government has always been difficult. It seems that any close study of the period leads inevitably to a series of “if only…” type of conclusions. 6,120 more words

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The Life and Death of Lenin

I am a fan of Isaac Asimov‘s science fiction stories, particularly of his Foundation series. In this series of books, a mathematician named… 1,559 more words

History

Was He A Pro-Soviet?

Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) 

 

Life and music 

Dimitri Shostakovich has become a much revered and admired composer from the twentieth century. He is however, also seen as a controversial figure. 394 more words

Classical

Working Terror: From Chechnya to Syria to America

Amongst French bloggers, the call for worship by leftists for a borderless Europe is so strong that they actually like the idea of ISIS destroying borders between Iraq and Syria. 1,768 more words

Current Events

Citra Revolusi

Seri Belajar Sosialisme Ilmiah

TIGA: CITRA REVOLUSI

Seperti Apakah yang Dinamakan Revolusi itu?

Revolusi itu isinya amuk-amukan, bakar-bakaran, gebuk-gebukan, pertumpahan darah. Rusuh, ngeri. Makanya, jangan sampai deh terjadi revolusi.

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Teori

It All Comes Down

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  1. “Dome and Swallows, Assumption Cathedral of the Trinity,” by Konstantin Yuon
  2. “View of Trinity Lavra,” by Konstantin Yuon
  3. “Portrait K.A.Yuon 1924, the artist’s wife,” by Konstantin Yuon…
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Art

The Last Days With John Reed by Louise Bryant, 1920

From The Marxist Internet Archive:

Moscow, Nov. 14, 1920

Dear Max:

I knew you would want details and a story for the Liberator — but I did not have either the strength or the courage. 1,489 more words

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