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New Communist History Online Resources

Just a quick post to let those interested in Communist history that there are two new online resources to play with!

Firstly, the Russian Archives have now made… 148 more words

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Thing to do: Soyuz 2@CosmoCaixa

Let’s take some interstellar journey today.

The astronautics chronicle has always had two stories, the official versions and the plot of the facts, both version were wide different, and this is the story of Ivan Istochnikov. 231 more words


History Reading Circle: Penati on land organisation in Uzbekistan

On Monday 11 March at 7pm in the Faculty Lounge we are going to meet to discuss Beatrice Penati‘s paper

‘Experimental districts’ and wholesale land organisation in the Uzbek SSR (1927-1929) 22 more words

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H. G. Wells on Stalin

“I confess that I approached Stalin with a certain amount of suspicion and prejudice. A picture had been built up in my mind of a very reserved and self-centred fanatic, a despot without vices, a jealous monopolizer of power. 307 more words


History in the SHSS Seminar Series: Wojnowski on Post-Stalinist Kazakhstan

Tomorrow, Tuesday 17 February, from 4:20pm to 6:00 pm, in room 6.519

the SHSS Seminar Series will host a paper in History:

Dr Zbigniew Wojnowski… 255 more words


Breaking up of the Soviet Union

I’ve just read this ‘Leningrad Lexicon’ book by Igor Bogdanov which I took at the library. It has the brightest symbols and specific Leningrad words explained in an alphabetic order. 1,451 more words


Dialectics: A realistic view of the USSR

So the other day I was watching this documentary series from a state run channel that had a pretty positive view about an empire associated with slave labor, famine, and war. 1,964 more words