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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

History Of Kazakhstan

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

How Music-Loving Dissenters Made Pirated Records Out Of X-Rays

via “ASYLUM ART” Best Art Blog – asylum-art: How Music-Loving Dissenters Made….


Before the availability of the tape recorder and during the 1950s, when vinyl was scarce, people in the Soviet Union began making records of banned Western music on discarded x-rays.

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