Thursday, 12 December , 2019

USSR

The Shadow of History

When 28 civilians were killed in Athens, it wasn’t the Nazis who were to blame, it was the British. Ed Vulliamy and Helena Smith...

On the death of Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky (1942–2019)

By Clara Weiss 19 November 2019 On October 27, 2019, Vladimir Bukovsky, a well-known Soviet dissident and critic of Vladimir Putin, died in the UK. Falsely...

Long-lost Holocaust-era Soviet songs in Yiddish brought to life in Israel

Grammy-nominated project reaches Tel Aviv, revives songs describing hardships of Jews being persecuted during World War II By Aron Heller 9 July 2019 In a musty...

10 nostalgic photos that show Moscow streets 60 years ago

July 20 2018 Russian photographer Vladimir Stepanov captured fleeting moments of daily life in Soviet Moscow. A revolutionary style of photography was born in the 1950s...

Je veux retourner au socialisme, en URSS

10 février 2019, Je suis fatigué de suivre le chemin des réformes démocratiques, je n’ai plus d’argent et mes voisins se sont noyés dans l’alcool....

Leningrad

Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 7 "Leningrad" - Composer: Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich (25 September 1906 -- 9 August 1975) - Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra -...

Imperialism, Geopolitics and Religion: The Split Between Moscow and Constantinople

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos 11.12.2018 A very serious rift regarding Ukraine is now developing between the Ecumenical (Universal) Patriarchate of Constantinople and the biggest and more powerful...

How did Joseph Stalin react to the German invasion during WWII?

Joseph Stalin reacted extremely slowly to the invasion of his country by German forces in 1940. Indeed, not only did he react slowly, but...

75 years since Operation Barbarossa – Revisions…

By Jean-Marie Chauvier (*) On 22nd June it will have been 75 years since the commencement of Operation Barbarossa, the Hitlerian invasion of the Soviet...