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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

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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

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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….

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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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