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19 October 2017


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Peter Aleshkovsky

Peter Aleshkovsky
 

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There are 6 item(s) tagged with the keyword "soviet era".

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1. Nikita S. Khrushchev

On February 24, 1956, Khrushchev delivered his now infamous secret speech. It would change everything... sort of...

Tags: soviet era, khrushchev
By Linda DeLaine
2. Bukharin: Rise and Fall

Nikolai Bukharin, the Moscow revolutionary, was on the rise throughout the early twentieth century – but as we all know, what goes up must come down. Turns out you come down especially fast if you meet Stalin at the top.

Tags: 1917, 1938, bukharin, stalin, russia, soviet union, soviet era, communism, lenin
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
3. Stargorod: A Novel in Many Voices

Stargorod is a mid-sized provincial city that exists only in Russian metaphorical space. It has its roots in Gogol, and Ilf and Petrov, and is a place far from Moscow, but close to Russian hearts. It is a place of mystery and normality, of provincial innocence and Black Earth wisdom. Strange, inexplicable things happen in Stargorod. So do good things. And bad things. A lot like life everywhere, one might say. Only with a heavy dose of vodka, longing and mystery.

Tags: fiction, russian history, Aleshkovsky, village life, soviet era, perestroika
4. SALT I Treaty

Notes on the details of and need for the SALT I treaty.

Tags: salt treaty, cold war, soviet era
5. Creation of the Comintern

In 1919, after two failed Socialist Internationals, Lenin decided that there was a need for a new organization to bring solidarity among the working class; the Communist International was born.

Tags: comintern, soviet era, lenin
By Linda DeLaine
6. Music During the Soviet Regime

Great composers of 20th century Russia. This feature includes four MIDI sound files of well-known works.

Tags: music, composers, soviet era
By Linda DeLaine

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