Soviet Union
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik; [sɐˈjus sɐˈvʲɛtskʲɪx sətsɨəlʲɪsˈtʲitɕɪskʲ...
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Epic History: The Russian Revolution
Everything you need to know about the Russian Revolution in a 13 min video. Produced in partnership with Bridgeman Images http://www.bridgemanimages.com/en-GB/ We explain all the major events of Russ...
Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Gorbachev
The Communist Holocaust in Eastern Europe
The Communist Genocide of Eastern Europe Every day we have our senses assaulted by the Media's Lie Machines, favorite fable of the fictional Holocaust of six million poor Jews by the Germans. Despite ...
The European Union, the New European Soviet?
1. The European Union's six constitutional treaties build a three tier politburo dictatorship. 2. The EU has the laws of a police state - which are being inc...
Mikhail Gorbachev Warns World Is At 'Dangerous Point' Amid US-Russian Face Off Over Syria
The former Soviet leader’s intervention came amid a collapse in East-West relations over the war in Syria that has seen the Kremlin openly threaten to shoot down Western aircraft, drawing comparisons ...
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
BBC Future - The secret Soviet observatory still spying on space
At the end of a winding road largely populated by itinerant cows and emaciated horses, up a forested mountain 700 metres above sea level, a small but plucky team of scientists is working to save the w...
The General Who Won WWII - You Never Guess How Stalin Rewarded Him
Georgy Zhukov was a Soviet career officer in the Red Army who, in the course of World War II, played the most pivotal role in leading the Red Army drive through much of Eastern Europe to liberate the ...
Putin Upholds Nazi-Soviet Pact To Carve Up Eastern Europe
In the midst of VE Day 70th anniversary commemorations in Europe and around the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin has publicly upheld the famous pact that the then Soviet Union made with Nazi Ge...
Lenin's Body Improves with Age
Russian scientists have developed experimental embalming methods to maintain the look, feel and flexibility of the Soviet Union's founder’s body, which is 145 years old today 
Video About Soviet Media's Portrait of America Released By CIA
The CIA declassified and released several videos in 2013, including this look at how the Soviet media portrayed the United States featuring cameos of Rambo and Michael Jackson's Thriller translation a...
Mikhail Gorbachev warns Cold War will become a hot armed conflict
Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, said the sanctions, which had cut Russian access to US and European capital markets, threatened to spiral into open warfare with global repercussions.
BBC Sport - Russian doping claims: 99% of athletes guilty, German TV alleges
As many as 99% of Russian athletes are guilty of doping, a German TV documentary has alleged. The programme claims that Russian officials systematically accepted payment from athletes to supply banned...
Vladimir Putin gets his eighth degree blackbelt in karate
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been awarded an eighth-degree black belt in karate - just as a former Soviet leader accused him of having a God complex. The Kremlin leader has now received an eig...
Denmark: New Documents Reveal Lenin Was A German Agent
Copenhagen - Construction workers working on the renovation of the basement of an old warehouse in the Danish capital, have discovered many boxes of documents dating from 1917 and 1918, that allegedly...
Russian Revolution
The Russian Revolution is the collective term for a series of revolutions in Russia in 1917, which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the creation of the Russian SFSR. The Emperor was forced ...
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Vladimir Lenin
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Russian: Влади́мир Ильи́ч Улья́нов; [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr ɪˈlʲitɕ ʊˈlʲanəf]), alias Lenin (/ˈlɛnɪn/; Russian: Ле́нин; [ˈlʲenʲɪn]) (22 April [O.S. 10 April] 18...
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Russian Civil War
The Russian Civil War (Russian: Гражданская война́ в Росси́и Grazhdanskaya voyna v Rossiy) (November 1917 – October 1922) was a multi-party war in the former Russian Empire immediately after the R...
Russian Civil War - Wikipedia
Polish-Soviet War
The Polish–Soviet War (February 1919 – March 1921) was an armed conflict that pitted Soviet Russia and Soviet Ukraine against the Second Polish Republic and the Ukrainian People's Republic over the co...
Polish-Soviet War - Wikipedia
Treaty of Creation of the USSR
The Treaty on the Creation of the USSR officially created the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), commonly known as the Soviet Union. It de jure legalized a union of several Soviet republics a...
Communist Party of the Soviet Union
The Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Russian: Коммунистическая партия Советского Союза, КПСС), abbreviated in English as CPSU, was the founding and ruling political party of the Union of Sovie...
Communist Party of the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
Cheka
Cheka (ЧК – чрезвыча́йная коми́ссия chrezvychaynaya komissiya, Emergency Committee, [tɕɪˈka]) was the first of a succession of Soviet state security organizations. It was created on December 20, 1917,...
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New Economic Policy
For the Malaysian policy enacted in 1971, see Malaysian New Economic Policy.The New Economic Policy (NEP) (Russian: Новая экономическая политика, НЭП, Novaya Ekonomicheskaya Politika) was an econo...
History of the Soviet Union (1927-1953)
The History of the Soviet Union between 1927 and 1953 takes the Soviet Union from History of Soviet Russia and the Soviet Union (1917–27) through victory in the Second World War and down to the 1953 d...
History of the Soviet Union (1927-1953) - Wikipedia
Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin or Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin (Russian: Ио́сиф Виссарио́нович Ста́лин, [ˈjɵsʲɪf vʲɪsɐˈrʲɵnəvʲɪtɕ ˈstalʲɪn]; born Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jugashvili, Georgian: იოსებ ბესარიონის ძე ჯ...
Joseph Stalin - Wikipedia
Collectivisation in the USSR
Collectivization in the Soviet Union was enforced under Stalin between 1928 and 1940. The goal of this policy was to consolidate individual land and labour into collective farms: mainly kolkhozy and s...
Collectivisation in the USSR - Wikipedia
Stakhanovite movement
In Soviet history and iconography, a Stakhanovite (Russian: стахановец) follows the example of Aleksei Grigorievich Stakhanov, employing hard work or Taylorist efficiencies to over-achieve at work...
Stakhanovite movement - Wikipedia
NKVD
The People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (Народный комиссариат внутренних дел, Narodnyy Komissariat Vnutrennikh Del), abbreviated NKVD (НКВД  listen ) was a law enforcement agency of ...
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Great Purge
The Great Purge was a campaign of political repression in the Soviet Union which occurred from 1936 to 1940. It involved a large-scale purge of the Communist Party and government officials, repressio...
Great Purge - Wikipedia