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A Century of Communism: The Bolshevik Revolution 100 Years Ago

It was one hundred years ago today that the Bolshevik Party, led by the formerly ousted and exiled Vladimir Lenin, forcibly seized and took control of the buildings of the provisional government. 571 more words


The story behind one image

The Armenian propaganda uses a certain number of images to support their claims that the Ottoman Empire perpetrated a genocide against the Armenian people. Yet a close scrutiny reveals that many of those images are either forgeries, like the infamous “Turkish official teasing Armenian starved children by showing bread”, which was proven to be a primitive collage, 1,052 more words


Visions of Empire by Krishan Kumar

The sun never sets…

:D :D :D :D :)

Kumar begins this wide-ranging review of past empires by speculating why interest in empires seems to be growing again. 923 more words

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