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Racing the Enemy – Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of Japan

of the clashes of three empires – the struggling Soviets, the decline of the Japanese, and the a Racing the Enemy – Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of Japan.  Tsuyoshi Hasegawa.  Belknap Press, ... of three empires – the struggling Soviets, the decline of the Japanese, and the ascendancy ...

17/05/2010 - 19:22 - comment 0

Interfax: Wallenberg Rehabilitated by Russia

of political repression by the Soviet authorities, the news agency added.  Wallenberg was seized by Soviet ... in over half a century that he had been executed by Stalin's secret police in 1947, aged 34 -- MOSCOW ...

19/05/2010 - 10:02 - comment 0

Disharmony as Russians await a national anthem by Marina Lapenkova

Russians are opposed to this former symbol of Stalinism.  "The old words of the Soviet hymn ... It has been 10 years now since the fall of the Soviet ... Ten years after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russians still have no national anthem to sing ...

01/08/2010 - 20:00 - comment 0

Nazi memorabilia being sold openly in Ukraine during Euro 2012

and take them through customs." There were even England flags alongside a picture of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin that were sold in the market. He said: "We welcome the England fans. ...

12/06/2012 - 11:38 - comment 0

Russian Communists Celebrate 83rd Anniversary of Bolshevik Revolution

and brandishing portraits of Joseph Stalin, the marchers chanted vintage Soviet-era slogans, such as "Power ... on November 7 (October 25 in the old Russian calendar) 1917, has remained a public holiday in the post-Soviet ...

19/05/2010 - 10:18 - comment 0

2014 sporting calendar

that once hosted Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin`s summer holidays, Sochi will stage Russia`s first Winter ...

04/01/2014 - 14:23 - comment 0

Time for a cross over? Why Iran's gas dreams are better aligned with the US than Russia

the Bolshevik revolution, the Soviet Union was viewed as a strategic threat by both Pahlavi Shahs. Stalin’s Red ... opponent of Marxist Leninism and Soviet subversion in the Arab world and Afghanistan. However, the Islamic ... marginal as a strategic and economic patron. Unlike the Soviet Union invasions of Hungary, Czechoslovakia ...

27/03/2014 - 05:00 - comment 1

Yeltsin Aid: Putin Meets Yeltsin ‘Once Or Twice a Month’

more. Some things make him livid, like the decision to go back to the old (Stalin-era) anthem," ... opposed" to the restoration of the Soviet hymn voted by parliament on December 20. New lyrics, however, ...

19/05/2010 - 10:01 - comment 0

Pope Calls for Peace among Religions

Soviet republic to hear the pontiff pay his respects to communities exiled to these desolate steppes by Stalin.  "I know the sufferings to which many of you have been subjected when the previous ... by Stalin at the end of World War II -- who packed into Motherland Square under a statue depicting a mother ...

18/05/2010 - 17:43 - comment 0

Turkey shelves book-ban and lets back the titillating titles

by Soviet Stalin and legendary Lenin have been resurrected, together with the graphic novel, an atlas, ...

Editor's Choice - 06/01/2013 - 10:56 - comment 0