Eastern Bloc emigration and defection
Eastern Bloc emigration and defection was a point of controversy during the Cold War. After World War II, emigration restrictions were imposed by countries in the Eastern Bloc, which consisted of the ...
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Dancing their way to freedom: 4 great Soviet ballet defectors
The dancers who left their friends, families – and wives – to flee the USSR. he 19th New York International Fringe Festival, held on August 14-30, will host the world premiere of “To Dance” – a musica...
George Balanchine
Balanchine's first American ballet, Serenade (1934), was choreographed for his students. An ideal manifestation of Tchaikovsky's soaring Serenade for Strings...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Apollo
This ballet depicts Apollo, the young god of music, who is visited and instructed by three Muses: Calliope, Muse of poetry, whose symbol is a tablet; Polyhym...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Serenade
Balanchine's first American ballet, Serenade (1934), was choreographed for his students. An ideal manifestation of Tchaikovsky's soaring Serenade for Strings...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Ballo della Regina, clip 1
Created by the legendary George Balanchine for New York City Ballet in 1978, Ballo della Regina is a virtuoso set of variations, comparable to the bel canto ...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Rubies
Rubies Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust A ballet in three parts, George Balanchine's Jewels was premiered by New York City Bal...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Symphony in C
George Balanchine's dazzling Symphony in C is a stunning showpiece for Houston Ballet's full company. Symphony in C Choreography by George Balanchine © The G...
Oleg Protopopov
6.0 or 'NO for YO'!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Protopopovs give us some sage wisdom regarding the correct approach to pairs figure skating. Not many listened ...
Rudolf Nureyev - Diana & Actaeon with Beriosova
http://vaimusic.com/VIDEO/DVD_4221_NureyevBruhn.htm Rudolf Nureyev and Svetlana Beriosova dance Pas de Deux (excerpt) from Diana and Actaeon From: VAI DVD 42...
Berlin Wall
A film about the construction and the fall of the Berlin wall ending with the united Germany's new year celebrations in Berlin 1990.
Rudolf Nureyev
RUDOLF NUREYEV is one of the enduring icons of 20th-century dance. NUREYEV: THE RUSSIAN YEARS is a new examination of the key period in his life prior to and...
Belousova and Protopopov, Kilius and B?ler, 1964 Worlds - YouTube
Dec 25, 2006 ... A comparison of Ludmila Belousova and Oleg Protopopov's and Marika Kilius and Hans-Jürgen Bäumler's free programmes at 1964 Worlds.
Belousova/Protopopov 1968 Worlds LP - YouTube
Oct 27, 2009 ... Belousova & Protopopov 2005 Evening With Championsby ... Ludmila Belousova & Oleg Protopopov - 1968 Olympics - FSby gem7ini3,560 ...
Legends of Soviet figure skating: Lyudmila Belousova and Oleg ...
Jan 17, 2011 ... Legends of Soviet figure skating: Lyudmila Belousova and Oleg Protopopov ... Ludmila Belousova & Oleg Protopopov - 1968 Olympics - FSby ...
Rudolf Nureyev Solo Debut on American TV 1963 - YouTube
Aug 24, 2008 ... Rudolf Nureyev's first American solo broadcast. He danced the male solos from Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty and from Katchaturian's Gayne.
Eastern Bloc
The Eastern Bloc was the name used by NATO-affiliated countries for the former communist states of Central and Eastern Europe, generally the Soviet Union and the countries of the Warsaw Pact. The ter...
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Eastern Bloc information dissemination
Eastern Bloc information dissemination was controlled directly by each country's Communist party, which controlled the state media, censorship and propaganda organs. State and party ownership of print...
Eastern Bloc information dissemination - Wikipedia
Eastern Bloc politics
Eastern Bloc politics followed the Red Army's occupation of much of eastern Europe at the end of World War II and the Soviet Union's installation of Soviet-controlled Marxist–Leninist governments in t...
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Eastern Bloc economies
After the Soviet Union's occupation of much of the Eastern Bloc during World War II, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin implemented socioeconomic transformations of each of the Eastern Bloc economies that co...
Eastern Bloc economies - Wikipedia
Soviet Border Troops
Soviet Border Troops, (Russian: Пограничные войска СССР, Pogranichnyye Voiska SSSR) were the militarized border guard of the Soviet Union, subordinated to its subsequently reorganized state securi...
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Refusenik
Refusenik (Russian: отказник, otkaznik, from "отказ", otkaz "refusal") was an unofficial term for individuals, typically but not exclusively Soviet Jews, who were denied permission to emigrate ab...
Passport system in the Soviet Union
The passport system of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was an organizational framework of the single national civil registration system based upon identification documents, and managed in acco...
Passport system in the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
Expulsion of Germans after World War II
During the later stages of World War II and the post-war period the German Reichsdeutsche (German citizens) were forced out of Eastern European countries to Germany and Austria. After 1950 some emigra...
Expulsion of Germans after World War II - Wikipedia
German exodus from Eastern Europe
During the later stages of World War II and the post-war period the German Reichsdeutsche (German citizens) were forced out of Eastern European countries to Germany and Austria. After 1950 some emigra...
German exodus from Eastern Europe - Wikipedia
Schießbefehl
The German term Schießbefehl ("order to fire") was the common term to refer to a standing order that instructed border patrols of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR or East Germany) to prevent...
Schießbefehl - Wikipedia
Republikflucht
"Republikflucht" ("desertion from the republic") and "Republikflüchtling(e)" ("deserters from the republic") were the terms used by authorities in the German Democratic Republic (GDR – East Germ...
Grepo
Grepo is the short form of the German word for border police (German: Grenzpolizei). It is usually found in English referring to the Grenztruppen der DDR (Border Troops of the GDR) who guarded the...
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Border Troops of the German Democratic Republic
The Border Troops of the German Democratic Republic, in German Grenztruppen der DDR, were a military force of the GDR and the primary force guarding the Berlin Wall and the border between East and Wes...
Border Troops of the German Democratic Republic - Wikipedia
Inner German border
The inner German border (German: innerdeutsche Grenze or deutsch-deutsche Grenze; initially also Zonengrenze) was the frontier between the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) and the Fe...
Inner German border - Wikipedia