Month: January 2020

Noblewoman having a spa day on the eve of revolution? It’s more likely than you think.

My analysis of this photo has lead me to discover many interesting things that have occurred during this period of time and in this region of empire. For starters,  Georgia, at the time of this photo’s creation, had been a colony of the Russian Empire, a part of a greater Caucasus territory (Rhinelander 231). There …

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Здравствуйте!

Hello My name is De’Vonte Armond Tinsley and I am a Russian Undergraduate Student at Virginia tech. Since I was 10 years old I have had an avid passion for Russian history and politics, specifically for the Soviet era. I am absolutely amazed and captivated by the history of such a wonderful country, and extremelyContinue reading “Здравствуйте!”