Smoldering of the Soviet Union

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  The Chernobyl nuclear accident is perhaps the most well-known and worst nuclear accident to have ever occurred. While many factors contributed to the blast, the most interesting aspect of Chernobyl is the way the Soviet Government reported on the … Continue reading

Communist Contradicton?

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  The Moral Code of the Builder of Communism was crafted as a guide for fully implementing communism in the Soviet Union. Approved by the 22nd Communist Party Congress in 1961, the Code was meant to help transition from the … Continue reading

Crimean Conundrums

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        World War II is relevant to the current situation in Ukraine because it solidified Soviet influence in the Crimean Peninsula. After liberating the peninsula from 2 years of Nazi rule, the Soviets deported many remaining non-ethnic Russians, such … Continue reading

” All around me there is treachery, cowardice, and deceit. ” The Abdication of Nicholas II

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                                                                                 Image of Nicholas II’s Decree of Abdiction, March 17th 1917 By the morning of March 17th, 1917 the Russian Social-Democratic Party had finally forced the hand of the Tsar. After staying the night in Pskov, away from the riots … Continue reading