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So when, in 1966, Reed was approached by a friendly Russian apparatchik offering a truly socialist variant of fame, he boarded a plane for the Soviet Union as an Officially Approved Rock Star--the genuine American article, playing ersatz rock 'n' roll.
We stand for organized terror," declared Felix Dzerzhinsky, the first chief of the Cheka for Soviet dictator Vladimir Lenin.
and 16 other countries fight in defense of South Korea; China and the Soviet Union aid the North Koreans.
Soon, the game began--coup in Czechoslovakia, Marshall Plan, Russia's atomic bomb, America's hydrogen bomb, Soviet missiles in Cuba, American soldiers in Vietnam, arms control, and the Berlin wall falling--and Gaddis smoothly describes each exchange.
After the invasion, Castro's acceptance of a Soviet offer of nuclear missiles ignited another crisis with the U.
He was obviously much taken with what he saw, for he promptly started class with Vera Mosolova, one of the private ballet teachers still functioning in those early days of the Soviet Union.
Both Rodchenko's monochrome triptych Pure Red Color, Pure Yellow Color, Pure Blue Color, 1921, the culmination of his antipainting agenda, and Stenberg's spatial construction Spiral, 1920, one of a handful of surviving works from the laboratory phase of Soviet Constructivism, should have provided the perfect opportunity to discuss the influence these works had on their American postwar successors (even if only on a wall text).
In this excellent social and political history of the origins and development of the Soviet retail system, Julie Hessler advances compelling arguments about the nature of the NEP (New Economic Policy, 1921-29), the Stalinist economic system, and the relationship between state and society.
These two days and the week after mark the first official Soviet Mass Deportation of Latvian from their homeland, taking them to either their execution or the Siberian hard labor camps .
The Free World learned a great deal about the Soviet Navy during the years that followed, and a host of disturbing facts came to light.
As I took up my desk in OSD, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) had just requested to use all available foreign military financing (FMF) for construction of a military base, something unprecedented in the former Soviet Union.
My focus is on how differently Orwell's allegory is being encountered by new generations in the twenty-first century--who are not even old enough to remember the existence of the Soviet Union.