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Goodbye Lenin!

Time really does pass differently here. The days seem to whizz by so quickly, and there is hardly a moment to rest. In fact, I’ve only found the time to update this blog by skiving my Saturday (!) lessons. 882 more words

Russia

How to fact-check yourself?

When you write on social medias or even on a blog, it’s easy to change the meaning of your post. It takes one word and it’s done. 937 more words

History

Beautiful Russian-Soviet Song Flash Mobs Unite Russians and Ukrainians Against Kiev Junta Hatred

Since 2014 Kiev junta banned Russian language during school classes. Now every teacher is mandated to speak only Ukrainian in class, and so are students. In 2014 and 2015 the historic symbolism uniting Russia and Ukraine was banned. 851 more words

Russia

CFP: Exploring Experiences of Repression in the Soviet Union and Communist Eastern Europe (Leeds, January 2017)

CALL FOR PAPERS

EXPLORING EXPERIENCES OF REPRESSION IN THE SOVIET UNION AND COMMUNIST EASTERN EUROPE.

DATE: Friday 20th January 2017

VENUE: Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK. 294 more words

29 November 2016. Echoes of the Past: Artek Pioneer Camp in the 1980s... "Our Earth is So Small. Why Do We Need Wars?"

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Artek in the Crimea was the jewel in the crown of all Pioneer camps in the USSR. When the Ukraine took it over in 1991, they let it go to rack and ruin (they stole all the maintenance money and the Uniate Bandura Strummers just didn’t seem to know how to run it right). 104 more words

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Michael Parenti: These Countries Are Not Underdeveloped, They Are Overexploited (1986)

with Michael Parenti
Writer, Dandelion Salad
michaelparenti.org
November 28, 2016

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Michael Parenti speaks at the University of Colorado, Boulder: “US interventionism, the 3rd world, and the USSR” April 15, 1986

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5: Josef

The axe swung down hard, splitting the wood in two cleanly. Good, it felt good in his hands, felt good to be physical again, the dirt made him clean. 547 more words

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