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Moscow to Sochi: The Legacy of the Russian Olympic Host

  On February 7th, the Olympic Games will return to Russia for the first time since the 1980 Moscow Summer Games. Unfortunately, just like the Moscow Games, the Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia are surrounded with controversy. Amid the return of the Olympics, and some calls for a boycott, reminders of the boycott of the Moscow […]

Bombs Away

Throughout the 1940’s and 50’s the United States and Russia were in a constant battle to outpace each other in the development of military armaments.  With the ever-present tension, both nations felt that war could be looming on the horizon Continue reading

Yet Another Famine in Россия…

  “HELP” Is written below the picture of the starving peasant. His face is withered, his feet are exposed, and his bones in general look fragile. He is peasant in Russia suffering dearly from the poor economic and agricultural effects of the new Bolshevik government. Behind him, pieces of useless wheat tumble through the air, …read more