Rock’n’roll in the Soviet Union is far different than that of what we in America picture as rock’n’roll. Listening to the above song you may be able to tell a few minor differences but once you learn of the title, My address is the Soviet Union, and read the lyrics (posted below) you can tell that this … Continue reading Russian Rock’n’Roll, an Avoidance of Mind Control?
The first testing of a Hydrogen Bomb was conducted in 1952 by the United States of America in Enewetak, an atoll in the Pacific, during Operation Ivy. Not to be outdone the Soviet Union then tested their own version of the Hydrogen bomb on August 12, 1953. This back and forth of weapon and … Continue reading Another Explosion in the Cold War
The Katyn Forest Massacre was one of many great atrocities carried out during World War II. Shortly after Poland had be divided between the Soviets and the Nazi’s, in 1939, the mass executions of over 4,000 Polish officers was carried out in 1940. This massacre was carried out in the Katyn Forest, hence the name, … Continue reading The Katyn Forest Massacre
One common theme that can be seen throughout Russian and Soviet history is the over arching feeling that they have something to prove to the western world. Whether that be that they are just as modern and advanced if not more so, or that they are also a power to be reckoned with in the … Continue reading Russian to Prove Something
The Brest Litvosk Treaty was signed in the modern day city of Brest, which is located just across the Polish border with Belarus. At the time of signing though the city, then named the Brest Litvosk, was located deeply behind the German lines during World War I. While the official armistice (signing pictured above, photographed by … Continue reading The Treaty of Brest Litvosk