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History Reading Circle: Penati on Soviet Development

The next meeting of the History Reading Circle will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 19 October, at noon, in office 8.402. Light refreshments will be provided. 215 more words


New Publication: Wojnowski on De-Stalinization in Kazakhstan

The Department congratulates Dr Zbigniew Wojnowski for the publication of his article

“De-Stalinization and the Failure of Soviet Identity Building in Kazakhstan”

which will appear in a forthcoming issue of the… 135 more words


The History Reading Circle is back!

On the first meeting of the year we will discuss a paper co-authored by Alima Bissenova (Sociology & Anthropology Department) and Kul’shat Medeuova (Eurasian National University), on the topic: 185 more words


New publication: Penati on Soviet textile industry

Our colleague Dr Beatrice Penati has just published a short peer-reviewed monograph in the Carl Beck Papers series of the University of Pittsburgh (no. 2406) ( 329 more words


World War II History: Russia Fishes Sherman Tank Out of the Sea

During the Second World War, the United States sent thousands of tanks and armored vehicles to the Soviet Union as military aid. The flow of arms and equipment was vital in keeping the Soviet Union in the fight, and ultimately 4,102 M4 Sherman medium tanks were  225 more words

Military History

Military History: Russia's Cold War Plan To Crush France (In 7 Days)

The Nazis conquered France in six weeks, in one of the most spectacular military victories in history.

Had the Soviet Union gone to war with the West in the early 1960s, it also planned to blitz France. 300 more words

Military History