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Considering Stalin’s Genocides

Norman M. Naimark is a Professor in Eastern European Studies at Stanford University. His latest book is “Stalin’s Genocides”. Advertisements

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Lenin as Social Architect

It is perhaps significant that Lenin’s biggest contribution to modern Russian life is a monument to death. It was, after all, his characteristic answer to most problems. Lenin’s period of control over Russia (1917-1924) was dominated by war, conflict and … Continue reading

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Stalin’s Five Year Plans: Conversation with Szpakowski

Professor Michal Spakowski (Jastrӗbie Droj, Poland) was speaking to Rev Dr Kenneth Baker (Roscommon, Republic of Ireland)

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Stalin and the Salvation of the USSR

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Reinventing Stalin: Modern Historical Trends

Reflecting on a recent post, High Heeled Historian commented that though Stalin may have been responsible for 35 million deaths (which someone computed at about 18% of the entire population) at least he saved the USSR from Nazi Germany. There … Continue reading

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