Articles tagged soviet union

‘Red Army’ Raises Thought-provoking Questions About the Price of Greatness

Red Army works as an engaging history lesson and an entertaining sports documentary.

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‘Savage Continent’ Explodes the Myths Behind the ‘Greatest Generation’

Keith Lowe has synthesized the latest scholarship to explore the unprecedented physical and moral destruction of Europe after World War II.

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6 Aug 2008 // 3:13 AM

“Live Not By Lies!” thundered Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who died Sunday at 89, in the uncannily wise, noble and thrilling statement he addressed to fellow Russians on

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4 Aug 2008 // 2:40 AM

MOSCOW - For the Western world, Alexander Solzhenitsyn peeled back the layers of secrecy that obscured the Soviet system’s inhumanity to a people relegated

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Film documents brutal story of Stalin’s atrocities in Poland

For 50 years, the word was never spoken, only whispered: Katyn, the forest where in spring 1940, six months after Germany and the Soviet Union secretly agreed

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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