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11. Baby bears, cats in debt, and other fuzzy victories

Victory Day, marking the 71st anniversary of the end of WWII, was celebrated this Monday. Here are the ups, downs, and nonsequiturs of the occasion.

Tags: Victory Day, military, veterans, putin, parade, bear, cat, duma
By Alice E.M. Underwood
12. Socialist Realism and Potatoes: The Dmitry Furmanov Story

Writer and commissar Dmitry Furmanov died 90 years ago. If you don’t recognize his name, it may be because he’s better known for his character Vasily Ivanovich Chapayev, a Red Army commander who achieved victory via potatoes. 

Tags: 1934, russia, civil war, russian civil war, film, movies, stalin, chapaev, furmanov, 1923, potatoes, history, military
By Alice E.M. Underwood
13. Peter's Reform

On April 26, 1715, Peter I published his Military Statute, which remained in effect until the mid-nineteenth century.

Tags: military, history, peter the great
14. Reform Begins

Today it is hard to imagine the revolutionary atmosphere that pervaded the Soviet Union in March and April of 1985.

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