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11. Trotsky on Trotskyites

How can you be accused of wanting to restore the bourgeoisie when all you've said is that the current policy isn't anti-bourgeoisie enough? Leon Trotsky responds to the nonsense dominating Soviet courtrooms in the 1930's.
 

Tags: trotsky, kamenev, zinovyev, stalin, show trials, soviet union, russia
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
12. The Mystery of the Kirov Assassination

The assassination of Sergei Kirov on December 1, 1934, set off one of the bloodiest periods in Russian history. Was it a conspiracy involving the highest ranks of leadership? Or was it all planned and carried out by one "lone gunman"? We may never know.

Tags: stalin, kirov, soviet union, ussr
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
13. The One and Only Chapayev

When battling the White Army in 1919, Vasily Ivanovich Chapayev had no idea he would one day become the hero of one of Soviet film's greatest works.

Tags: 1934, russia, civil war, russian civil war, film, movies, boris babochkin, stalin, chapaev
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
14. 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
15. Lyubov Orlova

Lyubov Petrova Orlova was born January 29, 1902 and became the first Soviet movie star and sex symbol. She was also Stalin’s favorite film actress and a highly gifted singer. This is an extended biography of the artist (an abridged version ran in the JanFeb 2012 issue of Russian Life).

Tags: orlova, film, cinema, alexandrov, stalin, volga-volga, jolly fellows
By Lada Bakal
16. Nazi-Soviet Pact and Barbarossa

Germany's efforts to occupy the Soviet Union during WWII and executions of thousands of Jews on Russian soil.

Tags: barbarossa, WWII, nazis, stalin
By Linda DeLaine
17. Post WWII Years; Pt. 2

Onset of the Cold War.

Tags: russia, soviet union, stalin, cold war
By Linda DeLaine
18. Soviet Foreign Policy

A series of articles which deal with Soviet foreign policy. In Part One, we make our way through a series of treaties, pacts and secret alliances during the years leading up to WWII and Germany's attack on Russia.

Tags: stalin, soviet union, politics
By Linda DeLaine
19. After Stalingrad (con't)
Tags: stalingrad, stalin, WWII, berlin
By Linda DeLaine
20. Post WWII Years; Pt. 3

Death of Stalin.

Tags: russia, soviet union, stalin, cold war
By Linda DeLaine

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