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The Day Yeltsin Bested Gorbachev

Conor O’Clery’s Moscow 25 December 1991 follows a notably growing trend for picking a pivot point in history and revolving around it to find a popular audience (witness 1066, 1421, 1434, 1491, 1492 etc. All good books by and large

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The Day Yeltsin Bested Gorbachev

Conor O’Clery’s Moscow 25 December 1991 follows a notably growing trend for picking a pivot point in history and revolving around it to find a popular audience (witness 1066, 1421, 1434, 1491, 1492 etc. All good books by and large

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Curious Putin Shadows

Once more I plunder from the idiosyncratic EnglishRussia blog. There’s always a daily dose of intrigue at the site. What better to feature today – especially after Putin has taken another step towards restoring tradition by suspending one of the

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Curious Putin Shadows

Once more I plunder from the idiosyncratic EnglishRussia blog. There’s always a daily dose of intrigue at the site. What better to feature today – especially after Putin has taken another step towards restoring tradition by suspending one of the

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Making the Magic Believable

English Russia has posted some great footage of a Stalinist video showing the wonderful architectural rewards that the populace was about to reap. I was particularly impressed by what must have been a rather impressive technique for the time of

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Making the Magic Believable

English Russia has posted some great footage of a Stalinist video showing the wonderful architectural rewards that the populace was about to reap. I was particularly impressed by what must have been a rather impressive technique for the time of

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