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The Rise Of The Soviet Union

The Rise Of The Soviet Union

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggressive actions over the past few years have led to suggestions that he may be trying to reinstate the former Soviet Union. So how exactly did the Soviet Union rise to power to begin with? Well,… Continue Reading

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Vladimir Putin’s Rise to Power | NowThis World

Vladimir Putin’s Rise to Power | NowThis World

From Soviet spy to the highest elected office in Russia, Vladimir Putin has now served as President of Russia for 14 years — and by all accounts he’s about to make that 20. Putin is now the second longest-serving leader… Continue Reading

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Terrifying Story Of Joseph Stalin’s Rise to Power

Terrifying Story Of Joseph Stalin’s Rise to Power

This video is sponsored by World of Warships, A free-to-play naval warfare-themed online game, Download it today using the link in the description! New players will receive 1 Million Credits, the USS Langley Premium Aircraft Carrier, 3 days premium time,… Continue Reading

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Economic Update: Rise and Fall of the USSR

Economic Update: Rise and Fall of the USSR

Welcome, friends, to another edition of Economic Update—the weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives: jobs, debts, incomes, our own and those of our children. I’m your host, Richard Wolff, and I prepare these economic updates each… Continue Reading

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From spy to president: The rise of Vladimir Putin

From spy to president: The rise of Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin has been ruling Russia since 1999. In that time he’s shaped the country into an authoritarian and militaristic society. He successfully invaded two of Russia’s neighbors and strengthened ties with Syria and Iran. He’s intent on pushing back… Continue Reading

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Russia and Ukraine: Memory Wars and Memory Laws | Dr Maria Mälksoo | Think Kent

Russia and Ukraine: Memory Wars and Memory Laws | Dr Maria Mälksoo | Think Kent

My name is Maria Mälksoo and I am Senior Lecturer in International Security at the Brussels School of International Studies, University of Kent. at Brussels. Today I would like to invite you to think along with me on Memory Wars… Continue Reading