Working Women

After the death of Joseph Stalin, the Soviet Union saw a period of cultural liberalization that would come to be known as “the Thaw”. During this time, the rights of women expanded, from education becoming more accessible to the ban on abortions being lifted to women taking on more responsibilities in the work force. However, […]

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Cranes | Журавли

  (The Cranes are Flying film poster depicting a young couple looking to the sky at the cranes.) The Cranes are Flying  (1957) is a dramatic war time love story about a young woman who doesn’t know whether or not her beloved boyfriend is alive after being sent off to fight in World War II. […]

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