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Thursday, October 15 2009

Red Star Over Russia by David King

At first glance, one could easily dismiss this as a work of commie propaganda porn, a celebration and sensualization of images that were created specifically to mask the repression of a failing ideology.


Wednesday, February 8 2006

Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar by Simon Sebag Montefiore

Despite the many humanizing elements, the actual figure of Stalin only continues to recede from easy comprehension, tangled in layer upon layer of personal contradiction and paradox.


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