Who Run The World? Not Girls in 1924 Soviet Russia

Привет, друзья! (Hello, friends!)   I hope that everyone is doing okay during the quarantine and has plenty of toilet paper! In this blog, I want to focus on how the revolution affected social norms regarding gender roles, and how early Soviet policy toward the family attempted to realize revolutionary values.   The Komsomol is …

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How the Kremlin Got its Mojo Back

Здравствуйте! (Hello!)   The great photographer Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii took this photo sometime between his journey through the Russian Federation between 1905-1915. Pictured, is the entry way to a covered gallery in the Rostov kremlin. In my opinion, kremlins are some of the most beautiful works of architecture in Russia, and I think that this picture …

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