In U.S history I was told that the falling of the Berlin Wall in 1989 was the symbolic end of the Soviet Union. This appears to be the common consensus among politicians of the time as well as historians. President Ronald Reagan is even championed for helping bring down this great wall as well asContinue reading “Chernobyl: The Not So Symbolic End Of The Peoples Union.”
Joseph Stalin was by all accounts a brutal dictator who is responsible for millions of deaths and brought about an era of fear. His ideology of “Stalinism” was one of centralized power where the state controlled all. He purged all those who opposed him or those who he saw as a threat. He had aContinue reading “The Man of Steel Falls and The Union is Reborn”
James von Goldern “cult of leadership” gives us a little look into Stalin’s mindset. Stalin was in every sense of the way a strong man leader who took control from the country from his political enemies. He had to keep the country his however. We know the Soviet Union is a multinational state that isContinue reading “High Stalinism”
This picture was taken in 1905 by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii. He used a special coloring technique to take detailed pictures of the early 20th century Russian Empire. This current picture depicts a type of vacation area for the upper class Russian elite in Georgia. The spring is in the Borjomi gorge which is the southContinue reading “Etkaterinin Spring: How The Rich Spent Their Time.”
Hello all this is my first blog! My name is Kellan Nedwick and I am from a small place outside Richmond Virginia named Midlothian. Currently I am majoring in Political Science and plan to add a History minor. I don’t know too much about Russian history but from what little I’ve read it will beContinue reading “Kellan’s Soviet Blog”
Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.
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