Why We Fight

During World War II, the sheer devastation and suffering experienced by the Soviet Union became a unifying force that would help fortify their defense efforts. During World War II, the sheer devastation and suffering experienced by the Soviet Union became a unifying force that would help fortify their defense efforts. Without their collective effort, both … Continue reading Why We Fight

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Thawing Stalin’s Legacy

The period directly after the death of Josef Stalin has been recorded in Soviet history as a cultural revival and liberation. Following decades of state censorship and fear of imprisonment, many artists and writers were able to be more liberal in their artistic direction. Under Stalin, political dissent was virtually unheard of with cultural purges … Continue reading Thawing Stalin’s Legacy