Estonian Festival of Song and Dance

During World War II, the Soviet Union paid a huge price in human lives. All of the Soviet citizens stepped up in order to ensure Soviet victory. As a result, the late 1940s and early 1950s saw a slight relaxation in what communism meant to the Soviet Union, in order to effectively reconstruct the war-torn […]

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The Creation of the Cold War

Following the end of World War II, the Soviet Union was victorious but faced a whole new host of challenges and problems. They had transform their economy from a wartime economy to a peacetime economy, had to deal with the influx of returning veterans, and had to guard themselves from future threats from western Europe. […]

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Soviet Surplus: How Soviet Rifles Have Become A Global Icon

Few weapons in history have seen the proliferation of the any of the Soviet produced weapons since WWII. The soviet union produced all of its service rifles in huge quantities and the period of rapid modernization just at the end of the war and following it lead to several different rifles being produced in those quantities… More Soviet Surplus: How Soviet Rifles Have Become A Global Icon

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