This picture is hyperlinked to a website showcasing Soviet Punk Culture. As young adults, I figured we could all relate to the topic of youth dissidence in late Soviet Russia. Seventeen Moments credited the rapid decline of success among … Continue reading →
Coming into the course my idea of Soviet Russia was the idea of “no work, no food,” and up until this point I have not seen that in what we have been studying, until this week. This week my blog
Picture of the mass grave with the bodies that were recovered lined up. Source: Krasil’Nikov, Iu.: Katyn. 1999. The Katyn Forest Massacre was announced to the public via German radio in April of 1943. I discovered this piece of history … Continue reading →
The youth during the 1930s were much different than their elders were during their upbringing. This generation grew up with nothing but socialism and embodied all of the qualities of society during this time. While there were many parts of … Continue reading →
Line at a Tobacco Store (1918). Corner of Prospect and Caravan Street, Petrograd, 1918. Source: Russian State Film & Photo Archive at Krasnogorks, 2000. This week I decided to focus on the food provisions that arose in Russia during … Continue reading →
The October Manifesto was the outcome of the 1905 Revolution. The document vaguely promised to grant an elected legislative body, civil and religious liberties, and the right to organize unions and political parties (Freeze 255). The revolution was the culmination … Continue reading →
From the World Digital Library’s Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Collection: Warehouse for Mineral Water. Borzhom. The picture I chose is a warehouse for mineral water in Borzhom. It was captured by Prokudin-Gorskii in 1912. During the early 1800s, the area was turned … Continue reading →
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