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11. Subbotniks: Soviet "Days of Service"

Once, a group of factory workers decided to work without pay for the war effort. Somehow their voluntary sacrifice became the entire Soviet Union's mandatory labor - all "for the greater good."

Tags: ussr, russian history, subbotnik, lenin
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
12. 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
13. Patriotism: A USSR Story

Being patriotic in the Soviet Union was a duty, a challenge, and a potential pitfall, all rolled into one. The story of one Soviet singer, Joseph Kobzon, shows how one cultural idol walked that dangerous line.

Tags: russia, russian music, patriotism, ussr, soviet union, kobzon, politics, music, culture, lenin, brezhnev
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
14. Suppressed Testament of Lenin - pt. 13

Radek as a Source of Information

Tags: lenin, trotsky, politics
15. 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
16. Shchi soup: a not so invisible hand in history

For many centuries, shchi soup has been a staple of Russian cuisine. There is evidence that shchi was known in Rus long before the adoption of Christianity in 988 A.D.

Tags: Lenin, Ivan the Terrible, soup, shchi

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